Zucchini Casserole with Marinara & Beef

Zucchini Casserole with Marinara & Beef

Zucchini Casserole with Marinara & Beef is layers of zucchini, tomato marinara, beef & cheese, topped with a crunchy gluten free "breading" and parmesan. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 6 medium zucchinis diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for cooking zucchini
  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 25 oz marinara
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup parmesan shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Saute diced zucchini in olive oil till tender, about 10 minutes. 

    Brown beef, then add in marinara and mix well. 

    Prepare topping by mixing together almond flour, parmesan, salt, pepper and garlic powder in a small bowl. 

    In a 9x13 inch baking dish, pour half the zucchini in the bottom of the dish, then pour half the marinara/meat mixture on top of zucchini and top with mozzarella. 

    Add the rest of the zucchini on top of mozzarella and then the rest of the marinara/meat mixture. 

    Top casserole with almond flour/parmesan mixture.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, then turn oven to broil and broil for 2-3 minutes till topping gets crispy and golden brown.