"This is a wonderful recipe for late summer when you have an abundance of ripe garden fresh veggies. It's a great main dish or side dish that even the picky kids around here love!" — THEPITCLUB
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zucchini, cut in half lengthwise then into 1/4-inch slices
yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise then into 1/4-inch slices
green bell peppers, cut into bite-size strips
red bell peppers, cut into bite-size strips
banana (or hot) peppers, seeded and chopped
sweet onions, sliced
processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta), cubed
seasoned bread crumbs
grated Parmesan cheese
garlic powder to taste
onion powder to taste
seasoned salt to taste
black pepper to taste
This is very Atkins-friendly, especially if you eliminate the flour and bread crumbs. I cut down on the peppers too, and because I'm in Germany and there's no squash or zucchini, I just used more onions and some mushrooms and it was great. We also obviously don't have Velveeta, but blocks of cheddar work just as well.
I made this for our Memorial Day picnic and , although my parents loved it, it wasn't a great hit with my grown children, mostly because of the noticable egg in it. I took the advice of the other cooks and didn't sauté the veggies, and they were just right. I think it is definitely a recipe that can be adjusted easily to be a pleaser...maybe a layer of cream of broccoli soup, rather than the egg/flour mixture? I think it would be even better if not for the noticable egg.
This recipe was pretty tasty--I got a ton of compliments. It made a ton too: Enough to feed about 15 people at a picnic. The only change I made was to saute the veggies in minced garlic and I just mixed all the other seasonings in the egg mixture. I gave it 4 stars because I thought it was kind of watery, even if after I drained the excess liquid from the veggies AND patted them dry.
Next time I might just try baking the veggies in the casserole instead of sauteing first. Thanks for sharing :)
This recipe was great! The only suggestion I have is to use some of the spices recommended. I will definetly make this again, and I've already suggested it to my mom!
This is a great recipe to play with. I skipped the onions, used extra peppers, tried with cheddar, also tried one with feta. I can't decide which one is better!
I have made this on two occasions and both times it was a hit. Great recipe!
This is fantastic! We can't get enough of this casserole. I've used many different veggies and it always turns out great. Also, I usually add small apple bits -- it's a surprising taste that works well with the recipe. I usually just toast some bread for the bread crumbs, and use half and half instead of heavy cream. Thanks for the great recipe!
This is a superb and easy recipe. Great for everyday or holidays!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
End of Summer Vegetable Casserole
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 362
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