Mediterranean Zucchini Bake Casserole

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Recipe for Mediterranean Zucchini Bake. A slight dash of cinnamon lends great authentic flavor and aroma to this Mediterranean recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lamb/veal/beef mixture
  • 1 cup chopped leek
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fines herbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed, moisture drained and pressed out
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups thinly-sliced zucchini rounds
  • butter
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Sauté ground meats with leek and garlic. Add spices. Fold in spinach, then cheese. Put mixture in 9 x 13 - inch baking dish. Arrange 2 cups of thinly sliced zucchini rounds on top, in lengthwise rows. Dot with butter, sprinkle with 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese. Bake 45 minutes.