Zucchini Tomato Casserole with Bread Crumb Topping, melty mozzarella, and delicious Parmesan cheese make this an amazing layered vegetable casserole bake that excites you to eat your veggies!
You won’t believe how good layers of zucchini, tomatoes, and cheese can really taste, all rolled up into a crunchy bread topping, making this crazy delicious baked tomato zucchini casserole.
This layered casserole takes the simplest of vegetables and turns them into an amazing casserole side dish that will have you enjoying piece after piece.
Casserole recipes are hands down some of the best ways to fill up a plate, and with amazing flavorful options like tater tot breakfast casserole and broccoli cheese casserole, it’s as simple as picking up ingredients and getting baking.
Baked Tomato Zucchini Casserole
Just remember when you are cooking that this tomato zucchini casserole bake is best to rest (to allow it to solidify a bit after cooking) for about 5-8 minutes, and then cut into serving pieces to prevent toppling.
Regarding serving as a side, tomato zucchini casserole is great alongside simple chicken and rice casserole or even as a vegetarian dinner option alone.
This recipe is delicious, filling, and totally as good as a restaurant!
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Here is what you need to gather to get started:
- shredded mozzarella cheese
- Parmesan cheese
- garlic powder
- salt and pepper
- zucchini squash
- fine bread crumbs (Panko is best)
Tomato Zucchini Casserole Recipe Variations
I like to keep this casserole super simple, but you could also try adding yellow squash or red onions for a twist.
Need Protein? Add Ground Beef or Sausage
Looking to turn your vegetable casserole bake into a full meal with protein?
While this recipe is fantastic on its own as a great side dish, you can also layer in some cooked beef, cooked sausage, or cooked shredded chicken to create an unforgettable dinner!
Layered Zucchini and Tomato Casserole Bake
Preheat the oven to 375 and grease a 9×9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
In a small bowl, add cheese and spices. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
Place zucchini in a single layer at the bottom of the prepared pan.
Sprinkle with 1/4 of the cheese mixture.
Top with tomatoes in a single layer and 1/4 of the cheese mixture.
Add the melted butter and bread crumbs together and mix well.
Sprinkle on top of the baking dish.
Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes.
Remove the foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and the top is crusty.
Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting into slices and serving.
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