Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe

5 5 7
Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe
Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe

Read Reviews
5 5 7
Publisher Photo
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.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup diced process American cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crushed saltines (about 10 crackers)

Directions

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. 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

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 2-1/2 pounds zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup diced process American cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 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. 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

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forCheesy Zucchini Casserole

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
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!!"

MY REVIEW
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!"

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

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

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

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

MY REVIEW
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!"

Loading Image