Zucchini and Rice Casserole Recipe

Zucchini and Rice Casserole Recipe
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Zucchini and Rice Casserole is a delicious cheese baked rice dish. Learn how to make/prepare Zucchini and Rice Casserole by following this easy recipe.
Zucchini and Rice Casserole Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 10
Calories Per Serving 262
  • 1½ cups Water
  • ½ cup White Rice (uncooked)
  • 2 pounds Zucchini
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  • ½ cup Cheddar Cheese (shredded)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 Eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 2 tbsp Butter (melted)
How to make Zucchini and Rice Casserole:
  • Pour water in a pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Add rice and boil the water again.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cover the pan. Cook rice till it turns tender.
  • Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • Preheat the oven's broiler section.
  • Chop the ends of zucchini and steam them till tender.
  • Set aside two zucchini for garnishing and dice the rest.
  • Place butter and oil in a saucepan and heat to melt the butter.
  • Add rice and diced zucchini. Sauté well, till the zucchini turns golden, stirring frequently.
  • Add in the Parmesan cheese, Cheddar cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the beaten eggs.
  • Pour the preparation into a greased baking dish.
  • Slice the reserved zucchini for garnishing.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumbs and sliced zucchini on top.
  • Drizzle the melted butter over the mixture.
  • Put the dish into the broiler and broil 6 inches away from heat, till it is lightly browned and bubbly.
  • Serve hot.