Easy, Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Easy, Cheesy Zucchini Bake


"Perfect for a fast weekday meal. It's healthy, delicious, even low-carb. And so simple! Zucchini baked with spaghetti sauce, ground turkey, corn, and smothered with cheese. Try it with a can of diced tomatoes added to the sauce."


50 m servings 534 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 534 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 36.9 g
  • 74%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 1290 mg
  • 52%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Brown turkey in a large skillet over medium heat. Drain fat.
  3. Place halved zucchini slices in a baking dish. Pour the ground turkey, spaghetti sauce, and corn on top. Cover with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until zucchini are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Uncover, and sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 117 Ratings


This was good, will make again. I pretty much followed recipe, but based on others having problems with zuchinni, I melted a little butter & sauteed the zuchinni until the started to brown sligh...

This was such a good, simple and nutritious recipe. I did omit the corn, added onion, garlic, and italian seasoning, and served it over large macaroni noodles to increase the kid appeal. My kids...

I don't know about this dish... it needs seasoning and a few tweaks. I added 2 cloves of garlic, chopped, while browning ground beef (had it thawed out already, so used it instead of turkey). I ...

My family liked this recipe even if they are not fans of zucchini however I did make some changes because of the reviews. Here are the changes I’ve made……I sautéed onions, garlic and fresh mush...

My husband and I loved this, although I did make one change: Instead of using halved fresh zucchini, I used a bag of frozen sliced zucchini. It still came out great, though, and I can't wait to ...

This is the BEST squash recipe ever! My family isnt really big on squash - however, everyone loved this! I moted the corn, sauteed the turkey with garlic powder, italian seasoning, and a bit of ...

I ended up slicing the zucchini in circles, though I don't really remember why now (I think it had something to do with the shape of my baking dish) and I added onions, mushrooms and more cheese...

My husband liked this. It wasn't to watery for me. When I covered it with foil I poked a few holes in it to let the steam escape. It seemed to work. I will do this one again. Maybe add some...

This was a great kids meal served over rice. My four year old and 1 year old really liked it. I cooked zucchini first then cooked turkey, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and oregano. Added corn to ...