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Ground Pork Lasagna

1 hour 20 minutes Cook time 20 minutes Prep time 4 to 6 servings



In The Oven

  1. Place oven rack in top position and preheat oven to broil.
  2. On a baking sheet, gently combine zucchini and half the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange zucchini slices side by side. Broil or cook in a skillet set over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 190 ºC (375 ºF).
  4. In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, heat remaining oil and brown pork and onion for 5 to 6 minutes. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, garlic, oregano and thyme. Stir and simmer, covered, over low heat for about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Place ricotta in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Spread 180 mL (¾ cup) of meat sauce in a 33 x 23 cm (13 x 9 in.) buttered baking dish.
  7. Cover with a layer of pasta. Spread half the ricotta over the pasta. Cover with zucchini slices and 180 mL (¾ cup) of meat sauce. Repeat with another layer of pasta, remaining ricotta and 180 mL (¾ cup) of meat sauce. Cover with a final layer of pasta, remaining meat sauce and mozzarella.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Side with a green salad.

Nutritional value (per serving)

  • 622 calories
  • 34 g of protein
  • 22 g of fat
  • 69 g of carbohydrates
  • 3 g of fibre
  • 7 g of sugar
  • 483 mg of sodium
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