Another great zucchini recipe to add to the arsenal before your garden starts becoming too overwhelming!
Zucchini Pizza Casserole
Recipe modified from Taste of Home
4 c. shredded zucchini
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese
1 c. mozzarella cheese
1 c. cheddar cheese
1 lb. ground beef
1/2 c. chopped onion
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1-2 jalapeno's, optional
2 c. pizza sauce
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
Shred zucchini and place in a colander in sink.
Sprinkle with salt and allow to drain for at least 30 minutes.
Using a clean dish towel, wring out the zucchini to remove all liquid (the more the better).
In a small bowl, combine cheeses and mix to combine.
In a large bowl, mix eggs, 1/2 of the cheese mixture and the zucchini.
Press zucchini mixture into a greased 9x13" dish and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook beef with onion in a skillet until no longer pink.
Add garlic, basil, Italian seasoning, jalapenos and pizza sauce; heat through.
Pour beef mixture over zucchini.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Sprinkle with chopped bell pepper.