Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes | Servings: 6 servings
Baked cheesy zucchini casserole – healthy, low carb, gluten-free, and super delicious! This easy to prepare casserole is always a big hit with only a few simple ingredients and is ready in no time!
3 medium Zucchini (sliced in 1/4″ thick slices)
1 1/2 c Swiss Gruyere shredded cheese blend (or any shredded sharp cheese; divided)
3 ounces Brie cheese (edges cut off)
1/3 c Heavy cream
2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk (or any milk of choice)
1 tablespoon butter
2 cloves Garlic (minced or crushed)
1/2 tablespoon Italian seasoning
HOW TO MAKE BAKED EASY CHEESY ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE
Step 1: Start by tossing the zucchini slices with sea salt. Set over the sink in a colander to drain for about 45 minutes. Then, pat dry and set aside.
Step 2: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 400 degrees F or 204 degrees C.
Step 3: Arrange the zucchini slices in a small 1.5 quart (1.5L) casserole dish in a few overlapping rows. In between rows, very lightly sprinkle with half of the shredded cheese and lightly season with black pepper.
Step 4: In a small saucepan, combine the brie, cream, milk, butter, and garlic. Heat over low to medium-low heat for several minutes, frequently stirring until the cheese melts and the mixture is smooth. Season with salt to taste if desired. Evenly pout this over the zucchini.
Step 5: Sprinkle over the rest of the 3/4 cup shredded cheese blend and top with Italian seasoning.
Step 6: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for about 30 to 35 minutes or until the cheese is dark golden brown and the zucchini is soft.
Calories: 239 | Fat: 19g | Total Carbs: 6g | Net Carbs: 5g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Protein: 12g
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