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Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe

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. YIELD:6 servings


  • 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)


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Cheesy Zucchini Casserole

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c.mca 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!!"

No_Time_To_Cook 49499
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2012

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

lunarmagic 52172
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2012

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

Mrs. Peters 55161
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2011

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

angelasaye 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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