Squash-Rice Casserole with Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.3
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 63.8 mg
  • Sodium: 422.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 34.1 g

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Easy to prepare and rich in flavor, the casserole pairs fabulously with roasted chicken, ham, or pork chops. Easy to prepare and rich in flavor, the casserole pairs fabulously with roasted chicken, ham, or pork chops.
Number of Servings: 8


    8 cups sliced zucchini(about 2 1/2 pounds)
    1 cup chopped onion
    1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    2 cups cooked rice
    1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
    1 cup low fat cottage cheese
    1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
    1/4 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    Cooking spray
    4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and chopped/shredded


Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium sauce pan and place on medium-high on stove; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until tender. Drain; partially mash with a potato masher.

Combine zucchini mixture, rice, cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, eggs and chicken in a bowl; stir gently.

Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

Preheat broiler. Broil 1 minute or until lightly browned.

Serving Size: Makes 8 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLAUGEL.

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