Helen's Zucchini Casserole

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This recipe will tempt those anti-zucchini eaters! I could eat a whole pan myself! Have had this recipe for 20 years. Can be made ahead & baked before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet.
  2. Add zucchini, onion, tomato & garlic.
  3. Cover & cook until desired tenderness, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  4. Stir in tomato sauce & seasonings.
  5. In a 13x9-inch baking dish, place a layer of the zucchini mixture, then top with shredded cheese.
  6. Continue layers until pan is full, ending with the remaining cheese.
  7. Bake uncovered, in a 350°F oven, for 25 minutes.
  8. Top with shredded parmesan or Romano cheese, if desired.


Most Helpful

I liked this recipe. This is a tasty recipe with lots of flavour. I used rather over sized Zucchinies. I followed that recipe step by step except for the size of the zuchinies. The only think that I found was the there was a rather a large amount of liquid, which I might add was very tasty. This may have been due to the size of the zucchini. I will make this recipe again, however, I will make sure that the zucchini is meduim size. Thank you for posting this recipe Helen.

Chrissyo June 12, 2002

What a wonderful recipe!!This reminds me of lasagne!!I am thrilled I found this recipe!I used an assortment of cheeses....mozzerella,chedder and parmesan and for the Italian season I used dry Italian salad dressing mix!!Yumm,Yum!Great recipe!I will make this one again!!

crawfish pie August 21, 2002

Yum! A five star in my book! No small zucchini's at the grocer today, so I made due with the large. Like ChrissyO, I had a substantial amount of liquid. I just turned up the heat to boil some of it off, which it started to do rather rapidly. But I stopped short of boiling too much off, thinking maybe that's just how it's supposed to be. I added the tomato sauce and herbs, and finished the recipe as written. Since the zucchini was large, I also cut them in half lengthwise. I may turn this into a main dish next time by layering cooked diced chicken. Thanks for sharing this, Kelly Canfield! --Ginny

GinnyP August 13, 2002

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