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Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe
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Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe

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Tender cubed zucchini gets pleasant flavor from a cheesy sauce and cracker-crumb topping. "This fast-to-fix side dish is a great way to use up a big crop of the common squash," says Kathi Grenier of Auburn, Maine. At 35¢ a serving, it's an uncommon value.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds zucchini, cubed
  • 1 cup diced process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crushed saltines (about 10 crackers)

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 136 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 508mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

Directions

  1. Place zucchini in a saucepan and cover with water; cook over medium heat until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain well. Add cheese, butter, salt and pepper; stir until the cheese is melted.
  2. Transfer to a greased shallow 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cracker crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Zucchini Casserole in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p22


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c.mca User ID: 7154190 28999
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"My family and I started making vegetarian meals and this one was awesome. We all loved it, even my 9 year old son. It tastes like mac n cheese just healthier!!"

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No_Time_To_Cook User ID: 6334849 49499
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2012

"Great even for those not fans of zucchini. So easy to make too!"

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lunarmagic User ID: 6063090 52172
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2012

"Definitely a hit, people were asking for the recipe!"

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Mrs. Peters User ID: 264420 55161
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2011

"YES, Great way to get the family to eat veggies! Delicious recipe!"

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angelasaye User ID: 3591630 28978
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2009

"Everyone raved about this one. A great way to sneak veggies onto a kid's plate!"

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