Baked Zucchini Ziti Spirals With Mozzarella Recipe

Baked Zucchini Ziti Spirals With Mozzarella is a delicious and healthy twist on traditional ziti. This recipe replaces pasta with zucchini spirals, creating a lighter and gluten-free version. The zucchini is baked with a flavorful tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and fresh herbs, resulting in a satisfying and cheesy dish. It's perfect for those looking for a low-carb alternative or wanting to incorporate more vegetables into their meals.

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Ingredients for Baked Zucchini Ziti Spirals With Mozzarella Recipe

  • 0.67 Medium Zucchini
  • 0.17 pound Ground Beef
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Basil
  • 0.08 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/25 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.33 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Directions: Baked Zucchini Ziti Spirals With Mozzarella Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375���F and prepare a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Spiralize the zucchini into thin noodles and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a skillet, cook the ground beef and onion until browned. Add the garlic, tomato sauce, and seasonings.
  • STEP 4.Layer the zucchini noodles, meat sauce, and mozzarella cheese in the baking dish. Repeat the layers.
  • STEP 5.Bake for 25-30 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • If you don't have a spiralizer, you can use a vegetable peeler to create thin ribbons of zucchini.
  • Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other vegetables like bell peppers or mushrooms.
  • For a vegetarian version, substitute the ground beef with plant-based protein or extra vegetables.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in the oven or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve with a side salad or garlic bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
477
calories per serving
27 g Fat34 g Protein25 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Carbs
    25g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    25g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    861mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    99mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    163mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    60mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    599mg
  • Selenium
    42mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp