Zucchini and Rice Casserole


This is a great recipe to use all that zucchini from your garden, cheesy and delicious!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
10 servings


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • ½ cup uncooked white rice

  • 2 pounds zucchini

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Bring water to boil, add rice. When water returns to a boil, reduce temperature to a low. Cover rice and cook until rice is tender.

  2. Preheat oven's broiler. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  3. Cut ends from zucchini and steam until tender. Reserve 2 zucchini for garnish, then dice remaining zucchini.

  4. Combine butter and oil in a Dutch oven and heat until butter is melted. Add rice and diced zucchini, then saute until golden, stirring frequently. Stir in the cheeses until melted and add salt and pepper to taste. Let cool slightly, then stir in eggs quickly. Pour into a prepared baking dish and sprinkle generously with bread crumbs.

  5. Slice reserved zucchini and arrange around the diced mixture. Drizzle melted butter over top.

  6. Broil about 6 inches from the source of heat until lightly browned and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
18g Fat
19g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 263mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 296mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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