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Cheesy Zucchini Pie Recipe
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Cheesy Zucchini Pie Recipe

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For a light lunch or brunch that costs just 76 cents per serving, fix this quiche-like dish made with crescent roll dough. "This zucchini pie is delicious, easy and inexpensive," writes Melissa Collins from South Daytona, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 292 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. Separate crescent dough into eight triangles; place in a greased 9-in. pie plate with points toward the center. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of plate to form a crust; seal perforations.
  2. In a large skillet, saute zucchini and garlic in butter until crisp-tender. Add the parsley, dill, salt, pepper and 1/2 cup cheese. Spoon into the crust. Pour eggs over top; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  3. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: The cost per serving does not include optional ingredients such as garnishes. When there is a choice of two ingredients, the cost is figured with the first one listed.
Originally published as Zucchini Pie in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 292 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Sep. 27, 2013

Love this recipe!

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2013

This is an absolutely delicious pie, easy to make and a wonderful way to take advantage of abundant zucchini from our garden. Even those who don't usually like zucchini like this. I've served it as a light entree or as a side. I'm expected to bring it to our summer family reunions as weveryone looks forward to it! I like to mix up the cheeses and don't think I've ever used the same combination twice and it was delicious any way.

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Reviewed Aug. 4, 2010

Made this pie for Sunday brunch as my garden is overflowing with zucchini. Everyone loved it. I plan to add a little ham or bacon with the eggs next time to give it a little added flavor, but it is great as is as well.

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2009

this is delicious I also sauteed a bit of onion with the zucchini placed a bit of cheese on the bottom before placing the zucchini into the crust. we like cheese. i would definitely make this again even my kids who dont usually eat zucchini ate this!

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