Cheesy chicken zucchini casserole


Serves 4

Each serving provides 

1 lean

3 greens 

1 1/2 condiments 

1 healthy fat

6 cups sliced zucchini

8 tablespoons low fat cream cheese ( softened to room temperature)

1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt

2 eggs

¼ cup chopped onion

6 oz. cooked chicken breast, shredded

1 cup reduced-fat, grated cheddar cheese

1 cup reduced-fat, grated mozzarella cheese

¼ tsp or less of each: salt and pepper

Slice zucchini thin. Sprinkle salt over zucchini and let sit for 10 minutes to get the excess water out.

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, yogurt, eggs and salt and pepper, until well combined. Stir in cheeses (reserving 1/2 cup for putting on top), shredded chicken and chopped onion.

In a greased casserole dish, layer the zucchini on the bottom. Pour chicken and cheese mixture over ; repeat another layer. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake covered for 35 to 40 minutes.

Broil approximately 2 minutes if desired