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Cheesy Zucchini Casserole

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

Tender zucchini gets pleasant flavor from a cheesy sauce and cracker-crumb topping. This cheesy zucchini casserole is a great way to use up bumper crop. —Kathi Grenier, Auburn, Maine
Cheesy Zucchini Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. 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, until lightly browned, 10-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

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

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