Piggy-iggy Casserole3 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 45 min
- Ready In: 1 hr
“This sure is tasty and great when you feel like pigging-out or cooking for a let-go-of-yourself dinner. You may adjust the amount of jalapeno peppers. Yummers!” - by novice-chef-on-the-run
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch casserole dish.
- Arrange the zucchini in a single layer in the bottom of the prepared dish. Season the ground beef with the salt and pepper; spread gently over the layer of zucchini. Sprinkle the crushed potato chips over the beef. Scatter the jalapeno pepper over the chips. Place the cheese slices in a single layer atop the chips and jalapeno peppers.
- Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese begins to melt, about 5 minutes; sprinkle the basil over the cheese and return to oven for another 5 minutes. Pour the water into the casserole dish; continue baking until the ground beef is cooked through entirely, about 35 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 247 cal
- 18.1 g
- 7.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (3)Rate This Recipe
"This turned out surprisingly delicious, but I did modify it a lot to suit my family's tastes. The main thing I did was precook the zucchini (steamed for about 5 minutes) & brown the ground beef. (I s..." See moreubstituted 1 pound of ground turkey.) Cooking raw ground beef/turkey w/o browning never seems to turn out well for me. I omitted the water & salt (unnecessary) as well as the jalapeno pepper (my family doesn't do spicy) & used just 1 teaspoon of black pepper. I also substituted reduced fat Cheddar slices for the American cheese. I assembled the casserole as directed, then put it in the oven for just 5 minutes. Then I took it out to put the basil on it, & stuck it in the oven for 5 more minutes. It was ready to eat."
"I liked this recipe but my boyfriend didn't seem to like it as much. It was something different then the usual for me. At first I thought using one whole jalepeno would be too hot but once it cooked i..." See moret actually tasted good within the casserole. I would have gave it three and half stars actually."
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