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Zucchini casserole with chicken and carrots makes for the perfect low carb, high protein meal. Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free while also being packed with veggies. The ultimate dinner to feed a crowd. Only 4 key ingredients required.
Zucchini Casserole with Chicken and Carrots {GF, DF, Paleo}
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 
Zucchini casserole with chicken and carrots makes for the perfect low carb, high protein meal. Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free while also being packed with veggies. The ultimate dinner to feed a crowd. Only 4 key ingredients required.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: dairy-free, gluten free, Healthy, Paleo
Servings: 8
Calories: 237 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-4 zucchini thinly sliced on a diagonal (about 1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 carrots grated
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chicken best if you can get ground chicken thighs
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon herbs de provence
  • 2 tablespoons mayo use Paleo mayo if paleo
  • 1-2 teaspoon Sriracha optional
  • 1/2 cup gluten free Panko breadcrumbs optional, omit for paleo
  • 2 tablespoons crushed walnuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Heat oil over medium heat in pan. Add onions and carrots. Cook for 10 minutes. Add salt/pepper to taste.
  3. Place sliced zucchini on paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Leave for a few minutes, flip over and sprinkle with salt again. Pat fry with paper towels.
  4. In a bowl mix ground chicken with salt, pepper and herbs de provence.
  5. In a small bowl mix mayonnaise with Sriracha.
  6. Mix breadcrumbs with walnuts.
  7. In a large deep baking dish start to layer the ingredients. First add a layer of the zucchini slices, lightly overlapping, top with 1/3 carrot onion mixture, with 1/3 ground chicken mixture. Repeat two more times. Last layer should be the zucchini slices.
  8. Spread mayo mix on the zucchini slices.
  9. Add 1/2 cup water to the baking dish on the side.
  10. Top casserole with breadcrumb walnut mix.
  11. Bake for 40 minutes.
  12. Broil on high for 5 minutes.