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Southwest Zucchini Casserole Recipe (Gluten Free)


  • Author: Tia
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups Rice (cooked)
  • 3 cups Zucchini (shredded)
  • 12 oz. Pico de Gallo
  • 1 lb. Chicken (cooked and chopped)
  • 1 tbs Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 handful Cilantro (chopped) (see picture above)
  • 6 oz. Mexican Blend Cheese (shredded)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  2. Lightly grease 9 x 13 baking dish. (I just use coconut spray.)
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add rice, zucchini, pico de gallo, chicken, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and cilantro. Mix.
  4. Layer half of mixture in bottom of baking dish.
  5. Layer half of the cheese.
  6. Layer rest of mixture. Then rest of cheese.
  7. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until cheese is melted.