1.5 lb (680g) Potatoes
1 lb (453g) Ground Beef
1 lb (453g) Zucchini
1/2 lb (226g) Carrots
1/2 lb (226g) Tomatoes
4 oz (113g) Cheddar Cheese (shredded)
4 oz (113g) Mozzarella Cheese (shredded)
2 Garlic Cloves
5 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
Salt, Dried Parsley
1- Dice the onions.
2- Skin and slice the zucchinis.
3- Slice the carrots and tomatoes.
4- Cook the potatoes in microwave, skin and cut in half inch slices.
5- Combine mozzarella and cheddar cheese in a bowl.
1- Fry the onions with 2 tbsp olive oil in a pot until translucent.
2- Add diced carrots to the pot.
3- Mash garlic cloves into the pot.
4- Sprinkle a pinch of dried parsley.
5- Add stew seasoning and allow to fry for few minutes.
6- Add diced tomatoes and ground beef, stir and continue frying until the beef turns brown.
7- In a separate pan, fry zucchini with 3 tbsp olive oil (add a pinch of salt while frying).
8 - Back to the beef pot, Add tomato paste and as much as salt you would like. stir well and continue frying for few more minutes.
9- Remove fried zucchinis from the pan and place them on a napkin to absorb the excessive oil from the zucchinis.
10- Take a small bakeware (6 by 6), grease/brush with olive oil, cover the bakeware with a layer of slice potatoes (half of potatoes).
12- Transfer the beef mixture on top of the potatoes to create a thick layer of beef. Spread the beef across the bakeware evenly.
13- Add half of the cheese mixture (mozzarella and cheddar) on top of the beef layer.
14- Cover up the cheese layer with the remaining layer of the fried zucchinis.
15- Place the remaining of the slice potatoes on top so they cover the entire surface.
16- Pour a cup of white sauce on top or as much as necessary to cover the potato layer.
17- Spread the remaining cheese mixture on top.
18- Preheat oven to 350º f (176ºC), cook for 35 to 40 minutes, until it's golden.