This casserole would be an excellent main couse or a side dish...depending on what the taste buds in your house like.
1 large onion, coarsley chopped
1/4 cup mushrooms
2 tbl oive oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1 & 1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 cup minced green pepper
2 tbl fresh, finely chopped parsley
3/4 tsp salt
2 tbl minced, fresh basil
2 cups peeled, diced tomatoes
6 zucchini, sliced diagonally
1. In a large pot, saute onion and mushrooms in hot oil, until soft.
2. Add the ground beef and cook until crumbly.
3. Add paprika, green pepper, parsley, salt and pepper, basil, and tomatoes. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, then add zucchini to pot, stir well and simmer 20 minutes, until tender.
4 Serve in bowl and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
***As a side dish, serves 4. As a main course, serves 2 comfortably.