Wholesome Zucchini Casserole
This Wholesome Zucchini Casserole is a great dish for those trying to eat a little healthier while still enjoying a tasty meal. This super simple casserole recipe is fresh and straightforward, bringing you nothing but goodness in each bite. Made with zucchini, broccoli, eggs, milk, red pepper flakes, and chopped onion, this casserole uses easy-to-find ingredients that won't break your budget. This casserole can easily be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner, making it an extremely versatile option. This is a casserole recipe you can feel good about serving to your family whenever mealtime rolls around.
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Cooking Time30 min
Cooking MethodCasserole, Oven
Cooking Vessel Size9-inch baking dish
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 4 cups broccoli florets
- 2 large zucchini, cut into rounds (about 4 cups)
- salt, fresh ground pepper
- 1/8 red pepper flakes (optional)
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
- 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
In a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat, saut onion in the oil until it is translucent, then add broccoli and zucchini and continue to saut, stirring often, until they begin to brown.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper and the optional pepper flakes. Add a cup water and cover, lowering heat to medium low for 5 minutes until broccoli is still bright green but just becoming tender.
Place vegetable mixture into the baking dish. Beat together the eggs, milk and basil and pour over the vegetables. Sprinkle top with Parmesan and bake for 30 minutes or until mixture is firm.