Cook beef, onions, add garlic until meat loses its red color. Add zucchini, cover, and cook 3 or 4 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in rice and Monterey Jack cheese; mix well. Combine eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Stir into rice mixture. Turn into a greased shallow 2 quart casserole. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until set. Meanwhile, blend tomato sauce and seasonings. Simmer about 5 minutes. Cut zucchini mixture into squares and serve with tomato sauce. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, if desired.
Makes 6 servings
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana