Beef mince and zucchini bake

Beef mince and zucchini bake

Ingredients (serve 4):

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium brown onions, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 600g lean beef mince
  • 1 cup pasta sauce of choice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • 2 medium zucchini (baby marrow), cut into ribbons
  • 1 cup plain Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • Fresh oregano and salad leaves, to serve



  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add mince. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up mince, for 6 to 8 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add pasta sauce and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 6 to 8 minutes or until thick.
  4. Spoon half the mixture into a 5cm-deep, 26cm x 16cm ovenproof dish. Top with half the zucchini.
  5. Repeat with remaining mince mixture and zucchini. Top with yoghurt. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
  6. Stand for 5 minutes. Top with oregano.
  7. Serve with salad leaves.
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