Zucchini and Mushroom Parmesan Bake!!!

Ingredients for the Sauce:

28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 ½ lb. ground sirloin
1 red onion – sliced
4 cloves garlic – chopped
1 Jalapeño – grilled
¼ cup red wine
Dashes of sea salt
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper
Dashes of red pepper flakes
Olive oil

Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the ground sirloin and sauté. Drain any excess moisture from the meat. Remove and set aside.

Heat the same large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and add the onions, garlic and grilled jalapeño and sauté until the onion is soft. Add the crushed tomatoes and continue to simmer. Add the meat and the wine. Simmer on low. Add all of the seasonings and continue to simmer on low.

For the Zucchini and Mushroom Parmesan Bake:


2 large zucchini – sliced lengthwise and grilled
1 quart of mushrooms – sliced and grilled
slices of bread
16 oz. mozzarella – shredded
Romano cheese for grating
Olive oil for drizzling

Heat a griddle with a drizzle of olive oil. Place the sliced zucchini and mushrooms to grill.

Place the slices of bread to toast on the griddle.

Preheat the Oven 350 degrees:

Prepare a baking dish with a drizzle of olive oil. Spoon some sauce on the bottom. Layer with the slices of toast, zucchini, mushrooms, mozzarella and grated cheese. Continue this layering until all is used.

Place in the oven to bake 35-40 minutes.

This is very delicious and comforting.

With Love,