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Zucchini & Cheese Casserole

 Zucchini & Cheese Casserole
My daughter and I love zucchini, and this casserole uses plenty for a hearty fall side dish. For extra color, I add fresh diced tomatoes. Rachelle Stratton, Rock Springs, Wyoming
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 6 small zucchini, chopped (about 7 cups)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed Rice Chex
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons
  • butter over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and onion; cook and stir
  • 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to a bowl; cool
  • slightly.
  • In a microwave, melt remaining butter. Drizzle over cereal and toss
  • to coat.
  • Stir cheese, eggs, salt and pepper into zucchini mixture; transfer to
  • a greased 8-in.-square baking dish. Sprinkle with cereal mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 10
  • minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 260 calories, 15 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 778 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.