Lasagna Stuffed Patty Pan Squash (or Zucchini)
4 medium size Patty Pan Squash or 2 large Zucchini
8 oz Ricotta Cheese
¼ Pound Ground Beef
¼ Pound Italian Sausage
8 oz fresh Spinach
1 Quart Cannizzaro Sauce (your favorite!)
¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese
¼ Cup Mozzarella Cheese
Slice a small slice off of the bottom of the squash so they lay flat. Cut off the top 1/3rd of the squash and set aside tops.
Using a melon baller or small spoon, scoop out seeds and a little bit of the meat and discard.
Sprinkle each with salt and pepper.
In a sauté pan, brown ground beef and sausage. Drain if needed, then add spinach and half of the sauce and cook until spinach is wilted.
To Stuff the squash, put a layer of meat/spinach mixture in the bottom of each. Place a spoonful of Ricotta Cheese, then another layer of meat mixture. Top with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.
Tent with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until the squash feels soft enough to eat.
Serve each squash over a ladle of remaining sauce, heated up and enjoy!s