Vegetable CasseroleSubmitted by: CPATRICK9
2 cups broccoli, chopped
1 1/2 cups sliced carrots
1 1/2 cups chopped cauliflower
1 cup sliced zucchini
1 cup diced celery
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1 large onion, diced
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
1/4 cup apple juice
3-4 drops hot pepper sauce or dash of cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup light mayonnaise
8 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons butter
12 whole grain crackers, crushed
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, hot sauce or cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, and apple juice.
Add broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, zucchini, celery green pepper, onion, parsley and basil; stir to mix.
Spoon into greased 2 quart baking dish.
Melt butter, add crushed saltines and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle over vegetables.
Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes.
Serving Size: makes 10 servings