Squash & Zucchini Casserole with Chicken

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Chicken, squash, and zucchini in one! What’s not to love about that? This Squash and Zucchini Casserole with Chicken is a delicious dinner that the entire family will love.

I’m always looking for easy and delicious casserole recipes to make on busy week nights.   I love that I can make them ahead of time and just throw them in the oven when I get home from school.  Last night I put together this squash, zucchini, and chicken casserole.  Then, today I came home from school and just baked it in the oven.

Easy-peasy!  My favorite kind of recipe!!  This is my new favorite casserole!  If you love zucchini and squash as much as we do, you will love this recipe.  It is delicious!!

Oh look at all those exclamation points.  That should tell you how excited I am to share this recipe with you.

Squash & Zucchini Casserole with Chicken

This is an easy casserole dish to literally throw together.  Cook your chicken ahead of time or use rotisserie chicken then just layer all of the other ingredients.  Top with crushed crackers and drizzle with melted butter.  Then, just pop in the oven.  In 30 minutes you’ll have a delicious dinner the entire family will love.

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Squash & Zucchini Casserole with Chicken

Chicken, squash, and zucchini in one!  What’s not to love about that?  This Squash and Zucchini Casserole with Chicken is a delicious dinner that the entire family will love.

  • Author: Kara
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups sliced zucchini
  • 4 cups sliced yellow squash
  • 2 cups cooked chicken – chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup onion – diced
  • 1 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed whole wheat crackers
  • 4 tablespoons butter – melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 4oo degrees.  Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cover bottom of dish with half of the zucchini, squash, and onion in layers.  Add half of your chicken and sprinkle with half a cup of cheese.  Season with half teaspoon salt and pepper.
  3. Repeat layers ending with cheese.  Season with the rest of the salt and pepper
  4. Top with crushed crackers and drizzle with melted butter.
  5. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.  Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

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I’ve found a few other awesome quick fix casserole recipes that are perfect for busy nights when you just don’t have time to cook.  Plus, they don’t require a lot of ingredients – which is a major plus for me!

Casserole Round Up

Italian Chicken and Rice Casserole by Seven Alive / Pot of Gold by The People’s Chemist/ Chicken, Potato, & Green Bean Casserole (please let me know if you know the original source) / Taco Casserole by The Kitchen Life of a Navy Wife / Pizza Casserole / Chicken Noodle Pot Pie Casserole by Lady Behind the Red Curtain

Do you have a quick fix casserole recipe?  Please leave me a link in the comments below!  I need all the ideas I can get.

10 Comments

  1. Kara, I will be making this soon! I have some left over chicken and we love squash and zuchinni. I like it because it sounds very easy to make! I am all about tasty and easy to make!

  2. This looks amazing Kara! My brother makes a squash and zucchini casserole which is fabulous and I love the idea of adding chicken – YUM!

  3. This looks delicious, Kara. My mom always made a squash casserole when I was young and this reminds me of it…but I LOVE that you add chicken to yours. Makes a whole meal out of it.

  4. I love casseroles too, especially when you can make them ahead and just throw them in the oven! This sounds really yummy, I will be trying this out soon!

  5. Hi Kara,

    I made this for dinner last night and it was so delicious. My family enjoyed it so much that there was none left. Thank you for this wonderful recipe. This is a keeper.

  6. I enjoyed this! It was hard to put my spoon down! I shredded the chicken and added some Italian bread crumbs on top in addition to the crackers. Thanks!

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