September 26

Super Easy Zucchini Bacon Casserole (Under 30 Minutes)

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I’ve been spending extra time visiting my parents. I tell Mom I don’t want to put her out, but she’s my mom.

If I’m there, she’s going to feed me!

 Zucchini Bacon Casserole?

Do I need to even say more?

Mom whipped up this little Zucchini Bacon Casserole number for dinner when I was out there recently. I loved it, so noted her recipe.

It was great as-is, but you could easily add whatever meat you like–beef, chicken, sausage–and switch it up. It would serve well as either a main course (the way we ate it), or just simply declare it “Zucchini Bacon Casserole Side.”

Your dinner, your call!

Super Easy Zucchini Bacon Casserole (Under 30 Minutes) 2

Super Easy Zucchini Bacon Casserole

Fast, simple and delicious! Can be a main course or side.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon, garden zuchinni
Servings: 4
Calories: 216.09kcal
Author: Dix's Mom

Ingredients

  • 5 strips bacon
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 dash garlic powder
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook bacon.
  • While bacon is cooking, chop up your onion and set aside.
  • Once the bacon is crispy, crumble it up and set aside, leaving the grease in the pan.
  • Add zucchini, onion, and garlic powder to the pan with bacon grease. Cook until veggies are soft.
  • Add tomato sauce and bacon and stir in.
  • Cover with shredded cheese.
  • Put in oven about fifteen minutes, or until cheese melts.

Recipe Notes

This recipe (and many others) are easiest if you have a pan that can go from stovetop  into the oven, perhaps like this ceramic pan or something in cast iron.
Otherwise, you could keep in on low heat on the stovetop while the cheese melts. It just won't brown up as nice as in the oven. Or you could transfer it to an over-safe dish for the finishing touches.
Nutrition Facts
Super Easy Zucchini Bacon Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216.09 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.99g25%
Saturated Fat 6.52g33%
Trans Fat 0.04g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.05g
Cholesterol 34.74mg12%
Sodium 618.4mg26%
Potassium 509.29mg15%
Carbohydrates 8.96g3%
Fiber 2.13g9%
Sugar 5.81g6%
Protein 10.16g20%
Vitamin A 559.69IU11%
Vitamin C 20.46mg25%
Calcium 134.06mg13%
Iron 1.14mg6%
Net Carbs 6.83
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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You may wonder why there aren’t pictures of the dish after the cheese was browned up, or the near-obligatory “food loaded up on the fork” food-blogger-staple photo.

One, I’m not really that much of a food blogger.

But the most honest answer is this: After smelling the Zucchini Bacon Casserole cook, I was hungry!  When it was ready to eat, picture-taking became completely irrelevant…at least until my belly was full.

Thanks, Mom. ♥

After eating Zucchini Bacon Casserole, picture time!
Dix and her beautiful mom.
Super Easy Zucchini Bacon Casserole (Under 30 Minutes)

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Just a regular gal who found she feels better eating low carb.

Tags

Bacon, Casserole, Cheese, Zucchini


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