• 450g Mince
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1/2 green pepper sliced
  • 1 Peeled Carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 420g Pasatta
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 medium courgettes, sliced lengthways into 2mm thick strips.
  • 225g Cottage Cheese
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 85g Mozzarella grated
  • 25g grated Parmesan


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease a medium casserole or baking dish.
  • STEP 2
    In a frying pan over medium heat, cook the mince. Add the onion, green pepper, carrots, garlic and passata into the frying pan. Season with oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to the boil, and simmer 10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  • STEP 3
    In the bottom of the baking dish, layer 1/2 the courgette strips. In a bowl, mix together the cottage cheese and egg and spread over the courgette. Spoon 1/2 the beef mixture over the cottage cheese and egg mixture and sprinkle with 1/2 the mozzarella. Layer with rest of courgette, beef mixture and mozzarella. Top with Parmesan.
  • STEP 4
    Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow to sit 10 minutes before serving.

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