Zucchini Bolognese al Forno

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Sheet Pan: Delicious Recipes for Hands-Off Meals

By Kate McMillan

Published 2017

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Simple to make, this dinner is Italian comfort food at its best. Lean ground beef, which produces less fat during cooking, is the best choice for this dish. For a delicious twist, use spicy bulk sausage instead. Add any extra stuffing to the pan to cook on its own; it’s terrific scooped up with bread. Pour a Barolo alongside.


  • 4 zucchini (about lb/750 g total)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise. Using a small spoon, gently scoop out the seeds from each half to create a pocket. Season the zucchini with salt and place, cut side up, on the