Nonna Maria’s Zucchini & Ham Bake

Nonna Maria’s Zucchini & Ham Bake.

Nonna Maria’s Zucchini & Ham Bake


For 1 Batch(es)

For the Bake:

  • 3 zucchini, cut lengthwise into slices a little less than 1/4 inch thick. You may also use a micro plane to cut them.
  • 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for greasing the pan
  • 1/4 pound sliced ham, torn or cut into small pieces
  • 4 ounces Scamorza or Mozzarella cheese, cut into a 1/4 inch dice


  1. Get the Ingredients needed for this recipe HERE
  2. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Oil a 10 -11 inch pan.
  3. In a bowl combine the breadcrumbs, cheeses, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Place a layer of zucchini in the bottom of the pan. Top with 1/3 of the ham, 1/3 of the cheese and 1/3 of the breadcrumb mixture. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of oil.
  5. Repeat twice more.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the cheese on top begins to turn golden brown.
  7. Cool for 30-40 minutes before cutting. May be served warm or at room temperature.




Tuesday, 21 July 2020
This was decadent! I never measured anything and it baked for 40 minutes. The salt and pepper was sp...
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- smartwoman1958