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Microwave Zucchini-Beef Bake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=818619

Ingredients

  1. 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  2. 3 medium zucchini, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  3. 1 lb. ground sirloin (90% lean)
  4. 1 small onion, chopped
  5. 1 garlic clove, minced
  6. 1 c. tomato sauce
  7. 1/2 tsp. salt
  8. 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  9. 1/4 tsp. pepper
  10. 1/2 c. low-fat cottage cheese
  11. 1 egg
  12. 1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add zucchini slices and cook turning often until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer zucchini slices to paper towels to drain briefly.
  3. Arrange overlapping slices in a microwave-safe (9-inch) square baking dish.