Tortilla Zucchini Casserole


My grandmother always fixed this for special occasions and it was always a hit. It takes the southern zucchini casserole dish and adds a Mexican flair.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
12 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 pound zucchini, sliced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 (7 ounce) can diced green chiles, drained

  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

  • 2 cups sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 6 (6 inch) corn tortillas, cut into wedges

  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet; cook and stir zucchini, onion, and bell pepper in hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in green chiles, eggs, salt, cumin, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper; set aside. Mix sour cream and flour in a bowl.

  3. Layer half the corn tortillas in a 9x13-inch baking dish. Spread half the zucchini mixture and half the sour cream mixture on top; sprinkle with half the Cheddar cheese. Repeat the layers.

  4. Bake in preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

290 Calories
22g Fat
12g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 612mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 24mg 118%
Calcium 278mg 21%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 287mg 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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