Layer the zucchini in a round casserole dish, adding cheese sauce every couple of layers. I could sit and eat an entire casserole dish of this zucchini...who needs meat! I also used the excuse that it had eggs in it to eat it for breakfast the next day, LOL!!! Still loads of great zucchini out there, so this is really timely. If there is keto pasta, I’m sure I could easily mix this dish with it and it would taste great! How many carbs are in this dish? The videos have finally quit but the little window is still covering content. Hi! Stir in the Parmesan cheese. What a delicious casserole for dinner! The top of this zucchini casserole with ground beef is covered with your favorite melted cheese. Plus, this healthy zucchini gratin is egg-free and gluten-free. Pour the prepared cream sauce over the zucchini and scatter pieces of butter over the zucchini and sauce. There isn't anything wrong with that at all!!! Next time I would dehydrate the zucchini in the oven first at 350 f0r 15 minutes (like I do for zoodles). Drain and add next 5 ingredients and mix well. It was rather watery. My name is Katerina, and I am a cookie-maker, baker-faker, food-taker. Like I said, many loved and enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing the recipe as it was another way to make keto life doable and pleasant! I’m Barbara Kiebel, the cook, photographer, author, and everyday eater at Creative Culinary. Just curious, what are the reddish areas on top of the baked casserole? Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and toss with the breadcrumbs. I really enjoyed this recipe and it is very versatile! Looks like there is something red (tomato?) What a flavorful casserole! Fill up a baking dish with layer upon layer of zucchini, rich cream, and cheese, and this stunner is sure to wow all the crowds! Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining cheese. It smells good baking...I can't wait! I’ve also printed your Zucchini Tomato Casserole recipe and will use it tonight or tomorrow. What a fabulous dish Barb and so easy too. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. This was tasty for sure! I'm making this tonight. With sour cream, cream cheese, and cheddar cheese, this zucchini casserole is both cheesy and creamy. Yum! Keto zucchini casserole ingredients. Cook Time 50 mins. I did salt and roast my zucchini before using and it helped absorb some extra water. cheesy!!! Add it on top of the uncooked zucchini slices and then continue with pouring in the creamy sauce. Second without the garlic, I think it would be quite bland. Because, No, that won’t work – you’ll just end up with big overcooked mush. By submitting this comment you agree to share your name, email address, website and IP address with Diethood. I hope you enjoy my recipes! To lift out a perfect, intact square like the one you see in the first photo, you will need to let the casserole cool for about 20 minutes. What am I seeing? I used 3 average-sized zucchini. Will make again. Minced/ground meat should also be cooked before adding it to the zucchini. So happy to hear that! Ingredients Index. Sprinkle with the salt, pepper, nutmeg and Swiss cheese. Thank YOU! Definitely a keeper! Thanks. For me, eating is a moment to share, an enjoyment, a passion. Cover the casserole dish with foil and place in the oven and bake at 450 degrees F for 15 minutes. I added a teaspoon of dried onion flakes and about a half teaspoon of basil. Do you mean already cooked zucchini? Thank you for the recipes; but I won’t be back. Bake for 7 to 10 more minutes, or until bubbly, browned, and zucchini is tender. I hope you loved it Becky. That’s burnt cheese. Thank you so much!! Cheesy Zucchini Casserole (Low Carb & Keto-Friendly). Cut unpared squash into bite-sized ... with the balance of the dressing. Absolutely delicious , I am very glad you enjoyed it! 10 Best Squash Casserole with Cream Cheese Recipes | Yummly Have a great weekend; enjoy some of these dishes from my friends! It comes from a cookbook I love called ‘The Artist in the Kitchen’ from the St. Louis Art Museum and it was a fundraising cookbook published in 1977. That is exactly what I tell myself each and every time I devour it. Return zucchini mixture to the pan. I think my mom makes a version of this for Thanksgiving, and it's one of my favorites! I did turn the broiler on at the end to brown the cheese. If you like a softer baked zucchini, but the casserole is already browned on top, loosely place foil over the baking dish to keep it from browning further. Combined with simple in my mind an almost perfect zucchini dish! So I did throw some fresh from my garden tomatoes into the photo for a bit of color. That’s OK…it was getting to the point where at this time of year I did not want to see another zucchini! Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until cheese melts and mixture is hot and bubbly. Stir together until the cheese melts. I should make it for Sunday dinner! Cut unpeeled zucchini into thin slices and microwave until just tender and still crunchy; 3-4 minutes. Step 2 In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook zucchini in lightly salted water until … You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from Diethood, or by emailing I didn’t change a thing. . Thanks! Zucchini casserole recipes definitely don’t get better than this. As much as I love this simple dish, it’s not particularly beautiful. In a greased casserole dish, layer the zucchini on the bottom and pour the chicken and cheese mixture on top. I am not regretting planting those Early Girl tomatoes one bit even if they did get a late start. Really? Yep, you can definitely do that. So funny...or maybe not; kind of what I had for dinner the other night. That's a great combination! The pop-up video that stays on top and won’t quit is FAR too annoying. Stir in … how many quarts? This hearty casserole has zucchini and hash brown potatoes swirled together in creamy cheesy bliss, topped with a light and crispy crunch, then baked to perfection. Great idea! ooh! Once the casserole is full, add the last of the cheese sauce and sprinkle on panko bread crumbs for crunch. Sprnkle flour and salt over sauteed vegetables, tossing gently to combine. High Fives! I had forgotten that I had already shared it on my blog…but that was 5 years ago and we won’t even talk about the photo; it would have been better to have been like this cookbook and not had one! Your additions sound yummy! So delicious! Bake for 25 minutes; sprinkle with more cheese and continue to bake for 7 to 10 more minutes, or until bubbly, browned, and zucchini is tender. . Now my oven and kitchen both smell strongly of garlic. Once that is combined stir in onions, cheeses and chicken. Melt cheese and butter and mix with garlic powder and zucchini; season with salt and pepper. I’ve always grown my own zucchini for as long as I can remember but in the past couple of years I’ve cut way back on a big garden with veggies and now concentrate on growing a wide variety of herbs and some tomatoes in pots. Thanks for the idea. I am very glad you enjoyed it! I am very glad you enjoyed it! I have been told more than once this simple zucchini casserole recipe tastes like it too. Stir in evaporated milk, sour cream and cheese. Diethood will use the information you provide to send updates & marketing. pkg. . I bet I could actually get Jeff to eat zucchini if I served it like this. Can’t wait to hear if you agree. Errr! Hi, I am going to make it. In the same skillet, combine cream cheese and cream; cook and stir over low heat until smooth. I'm hitting the squash jackpot every week with my CSA share and need some new options. I LOVE finding new and delicious recipes for my garden veggies. Cheesy Zucchini Cornbread Casserole is a great use of zucchini and adding a veggie to your meal. I thought it was good. There aren’t a lot of ingredients and it’s simple to put together; is it even worthy of sharing? Was going to bring salad but had too many zucchini to use! This is the last post of our #SummerSoiree series for the Food Network featuring dishes perfect for a Labor Day get together. I am making it tonight for supper. No big huge glamour shots of every dish grace the pages; your imagination has to come into play. Thank YOU! It looks to die for! I thought that might happen so I salted and let the zucchini sweat some water before adding to baking dish. Put in a baking dish and crumble crackers on top. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Easy Zucchini Casserole – Cheesy, Low Carb and Delicious! I didn’t have any shredded cheddar so I just used mozzarella instead as well. ‍♀️ . Carbs are 4 g, Fiber is 1 g. In my mind mushrooms would add even more water this making it less likely to set. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through. Reminds us of a lasagna, without all of the pasta. I won’t miss the heat but I sure will miss fresh fruits and veggies. Try this easy side dish…perfect for a picnic too; it will be devoured, I promise. Bake the gratin in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the topping is browned and the casserole is bubbling around the edges. You can use whatever type of shredded cheese you have on hand. OK, just made this for a potluck birthday party. Repeat layers. Make topping by mixing together 1/4 cup sour cream, 1/2 of second sleeve of crackers (50 grams), and 1/2 of cheese. I know what I will be making for dinner tonight; this looks amazing! *. Tips for Success. Bake 25 minutes or until brown and bubbly at 350 degrees. This was delicious!!!! 9 by what? Thanks so much! Download one of my cookbooks and get instant access to easy & delicious recipes you won't find on this site. I’ve made this many times and it’s always a hit! :) It sounds so good and looks so simple to make. A super simple dish that is perfect for sharing with friends and family, even with those who don’t normally like zucchini. You will receive an email containing a link to set your password. sliced into half moons about 1/4-inch thick (you will need 6 cups total). We need 6 cups of half-moon cut zucchini slices. I am very glad you enjoyed it! Hi! Did I mention that it’s also cheesy, low in carbs, and Keto-friendly? Oh I bet that is some yummy bubbly goodness!! Can I use left over Zuchini, and yellow squash? Those I like to shred and freeze in two cup portions to use for zucchini bread in the winter; but for these perfect sized gifts I needed to reach no further than a tried and true recipe we have loved forever. I also added ricotta cheese since I had some! Zucchini will still release water while cooking and there will be some water at the bottom of the dish, but that’s normal. Grease a 2 quart casserole dish. Add a layer of shredded cheddar cheese over the zucchini and pour over the cream mixture. Zucchini is not a strong tasting vegetable, and with little more than a teaspoon of dried basil and large pinch of nutmeg to flavor it except tons of cheese, there just isn’t much taste to it, which may be why so much garlic was recommended. Oh yeah…it’s that simplicity that helps to make it great; heck the topping of crumbs doesn’t even have any extra butter to bind them but you won’t mind. The picture above shows the zucchini sliced thinly with a mandolin as more of a garnish for the top. I love it because it has only a few ingredients, is quick to put together and the whole family loves it!. Crumble topping mixture on top of casserole. Add some sour cream and the Creamy Three Cheese Cooking Sauce, and give it a stir. Saute. I love casseroles for dinner! Too tired or too lazy to make anything else, just a serving of this dish and a glass of Chardonnay! Packed full of fresh zucchini and cheddar cheese, this easy and creamy Zucchini Casserole is a delicious, low carb dinner that comes together in just 30 minutes! 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