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Cheesy Zucchini Bake With Corn and Ground Beef
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4 from 3 votes

Cheesy Zucchini Casserole with Corn and Ground Beef

An easy, but delicious Cheesy Zucchini Casserole with Ground Beef. Needs just 7 simple ingredients and 20 minutes of hands-on time. Gluten-Free. Low-Carb. Keto.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 382kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef (500g)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (diced)
  • 4 zucchini (spiralized - should be about 6 cups)
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels (optional, leave out if Keto/Low-Carb)
  • 1 cup cheese (shredded, we used gouda)
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon oil (own preference)
  • to taste salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Sauté the onion in the oil over a medium/high heat for about 5 minutes. Use a large-ish pot.
  • Add the tomato and ground beef and sauté until the ground beef is cooked through and no longer pink. Season well with salt and pepper. Taste, taste, taste!
  • Add the zucchini noodles, corn, half of the cheese and the cream cheese into the pot. Stir until well combined.
  • Scrape everything into a casserole dish.
  • Top with the rest of the cheese before popping it in the oven for 25 minutes, or until the cheese is golden and bubbly.

Notes

Tips and Tricks:
1. The nutrition is calculated to include the corn. Without the corn - the carb content is 8g.
2. If you have a bit of extra time, I recommend salting the zoodles and letting it sit for 20 minutes. Then squeezing them gently so the release some of their water content. This will help ensure that the final dish isn’t too soupy.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 757mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 986IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 2mg