Zucchini Gratin

A cheesy zucchini side that's healthier than expected.

Prep Time: 10 mins   Cook Time: 30 mins

Zucchini is a diverse vegetable that you can season to your liking. This cheesy side dish, Zucchini Gratin, is the ideal comfort food. It's easy to make and fits into your healthy meal plan or weight loss program. 1 serving = 3.3 protein and 0.9 tsp sugar


Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Yield: 6

Categories: Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Cuisine: American Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 3 zucchini sliced into rounds
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 8 oz Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 egg 2 oz Cheddar cheese
  • 2 oz Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat Oven
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cook Onion and Garlic
    Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan on medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Cook Zucchini
    Add the zucchini and cook until lightly golden on both sides.
  4. Season
    Season the vegetables with salt and pepper.
  5. Combine
    In a bowl, beat the mascarpone with the egg until smooth.
  6. Add Cheese
    Add the parmesan & Cheddar cheese and stir well.
  7. Layer veggies
    Layer the vegetables in a baking dish.
  8. Pour & Sprinkle Cheese
    Pour the cheese mixture over the zucchini and sprinkle the Mozzarella on top.
  9. Bake
    Bake for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Info:

Serving Size: 1/6 of baking dish