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5-Ingredient Cheesy Zucchini Bake

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5-Ingredient Cheesy Zucchini Bake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6
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A delicious, cheesy vegetable side dish, and a great way to use up extra zucchini.
Updated Jul 13, 2016

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ Panko Italian style crispy bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 lb zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 container (8 oz) chive & onion cream cheese spread
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave 2 tablespoons of the butter uncovered on High 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs until mixed well; set aside.
  • 3
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Add zucchini; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Spoon zucchini into baking dish.
  • 4
    In same skillet, cook water and cream cheese spread over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth; stir in Cheddar cheese. Heat until cheese is melted. Pour mixture over zucchini; mix to coat.
  • 5
    Bake 15 minutes; top with bread crumb mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until bread crumbs start to brown and zucchini is tender.

Nutrition Information

290 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 8g Protein, 15g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
6g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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