Baked Potato Zucchini Casserole
This baked potato zucchini casserole recipe is a healthy casserole recipe that is the ultimate in comfort food. With ingredients like zucchini, potatoes, and lots of shredded mozzarella and Parmesan, this recipe can stand on it's own or be used as a side dish. There is plenty of nutrition in zucchini. Zucchinis are low in calories, with one having just 25 calories, compared to a baked potato that has 130 calories. Zucchini has dietary fiber, vitamin A and C, iron, calcium and protein. Zucchini may help prevent cancer and heart disease. Zucchini has more potassium than what you will find in a banana. Zucchini is considered a fruit, a type of botanical berry, being the swollen ovary of the zucchini flower which can also be used in recipes. This is just one of the easy casseroles you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. You can also print this casserole recipe out so you can enjoy it anytime. **
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2 small 6-8 inch zucchini squash
4 small to medium red potatoes
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup whole milk
1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Lightly grease a 2 quart casserole dish with olive oil or cooking spray.
Slice the squash and potatoes into very thin slices.
Preheat oven to 400F.
Lightly grease a 2 quart baking dish.
Wash and slice the zucchini and potatoes into very thin slices. Place into two separate bowls.
Measure the oil into a small container and stir
in the salt and pepper.
Drizzle the oil mixture over the sliced potatoes and toss to coat.
Arrange a layer of potato slices, topped with a layer of zucchini slices in the bottom of the baking dish.
Top with 1/3rd of the mozzarella.
Repeat layering two more times.
Drizzle the milk over the top.
Sprinkle on the parmesan cheese.
Cover with aluminum foil and place into the preheated oven.
Bake for 30-40 minutes.
Uncover and test by poking potatoes with a fork.
The dish is done if vegetables are tender.
Remove the lid and place uncovered in the oven for bake until the top is a nice golden color.
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Nutrition Facts for: Baked Potato Zucchini Casserole From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Zucchini, potatoes, vegetable oil, salt, pepper, mozzarella cheese, milk, Parmesan cheese.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.* Per serving: Calories 259, Calories from Fat 114, Total Fat 12.7g 20%, Saturated Fat 4.9g 24%, Cholesterol 18mg 6%, Sodium 317mg 13%, Potassium 765mg 22%, Carbohydrates 26.0g 9%, Dietary Fiber 4.2g 17%, Sugars 3.3g, Protein 11.9g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 65%, Calcium 25%, Iron 6%
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