Italian Zucchini Lasagna

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1hr 50mins

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  1. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions or until tender but still firm.
  2. Drain, keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, to make lasagna sauce, saute ground beef, garlic and onion is a large heavy skillet or cast iron frying pan until beef is done.
  4. Add sauce, mushrooms, oregano, thyme, basil, wine or 1/4 cup water, touch of pepper and mix well.
  5. Simmer 45-50 minutes .
  6. To prepare Zucchini for this recipe, cut in half or cook whole in a large covered pot with 1-2 inches of water.
  7. Boil gently for about 5 minutes, drain and cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch slices.
  8. Grease a 9" x 13" or larger, baking pan.
  9. Arrange a first layer of noodles so the ends hang over both sides of the pan.
  10. These will be folded back-over the top on the final layer.
  11. Next, add a layer of the cooked zucchini, a layer of lasagna sauce, a layer of mozzarella cheese.
  12. Repeat.
  13. For the top layer, fold the ends of the pasta from the first layer over the top and add more sauce.
  14. Top with parmesan cheese and cover with foil.
  15. Bake at 350 degrees for about 35-40 minutes , uncover and bake until brown, approximately 10 minutes.
  16. Serve this Italian food with french bread and have additional parmesan cheese at the table.

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