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Italian Zucchini Casserole

Bowl of Italian Zucchini Casserole in a white dish with spoon.

This Italian Zucchini Casserole is easy, tasty, and a great way to use fresh zucchini. This is done in just an hour and is a great vegetable-based dish that can serve as a main course or side dish. 

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Instructions

  1. Cook macaroni to instructions, but subtract one minute of cooking time, and preheat oven to 375 Fahrenheit.
  2. While water is heating, melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat
  3. Add flour and mix well into a paste
  4. Slowly add milk and continue stirring to ensure the sauce doesn’t scorch pan
  5. The sauce should thicken about the time it starts to boil. Add in 1/2 of the cheese at this point and mix until melted
  6. Add salt, pepper, and cayenne and stir in.
  7. Remove sauce from heat and set aside.
  8. In a large dish, add zucchini, noodles, sauce. Mix.
  9. Add mixture to deep casserole dish.
  10. Mix remaining mozzarella and bread crumbs. Top casserole with this remaining cheese/bread crumb mixture.
  11. Add to oven and bake for 30 minutes

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