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Ham Potato Zucchini Bake

Updated: Aug 24, 2021

Serves 4


4 medium zucchini

1 tbsp salt

6 medium potatoes

12 slices ham

½ cup breadcrumbs

1 cup grated parmesan cheese

1 ½ cup mozzarella cheese

Seasoning salts or Lowry’s garlic salt

1 tbsp oil

1 tbsp garlic

1 can 540 ml diced tomatoes with herbs

1 tsp oregano

¼ cup water

Cooking spray


  1. Wash zucchini and slice them lengthwise with mandolin

  2. Place zucchini in a bowl and sprinkle salt on them then toss them to coat

  3. Place zucchini in a large colander

  4. Put a dish on top of zucchini

  5. Put a bowl with can of tomatoes and potatoes on the plate to weight the zucchini

  6. Let them sit for three to four hours so that most of the liquid is drawn out of them

  7. Heat oil in sauce pan and sauté garlic

  8. Add can of tomatoes, oregano and water

  9. Simmer for 15 minutes and turn off

  10. Wash potato skins very well and dry them

  11. With the skin on prick each potato three with a fork on two sides

  12. Microwave potatoes on high for ten minutes. The skins will allow the potato to steam cook but having pricked them the potato with not explode. Making them this way the potato will not absorb any liquid such as when you boil them.

  13. At ten minutes check if the potato is cooked by piercing it with a fork and looking for the fork to easily go through. Take out the potatoes that are cooked and if some potatoes are not done keep microwaving a minute at a time until all potatoes are cooked.

  14. Cool down the potatoes to warm

  15. Skin the potatoes using a knife

  16. Slice them lengthwise using a mandolin

  17. Preheat oven to 390˚F

  18. Spray casserole dish with cooking spray

  19. Add a thin layer of sauce on bottom of pan

  20. Layer the following

  • Potato

  • Zucchini

  • Ham

  • Little tomato sauce

  • Sprinkle breadcrumbs

  • Sprinkle parmesan cheese

  • Sprinkle mozzarella chees

  • Do this twice

21. Cover the casserole with aluminum foil

22. Bake covered for 40 minutes

23. Bake uncovered for 10 minutes

24. Take out and let sit for 10 minutes

25. Serve with simple green salad


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