Zucchini Cheese Squares
Serving Size: 12
8 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese -- divided
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 small onion -- chopped
1 clove garlic -- minced
2 cups shredded zucchini
6 eggs -- beaten
1/3 cup Pork Rinds (54 piece bag) -- crushed
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 325 and grease a 9x13 pan. Sprinkle the bottom of the pan with 3 tablespoons
of the Parmesan cheese. Place the sesame seeds in a dry, medium-sized nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
Sauté, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. Remove from heat and cool.
In a large bowl, combine vegetable oil, chopped onion, minced garlic, grated zucchini, eggs, l
ow carb bread crumbs (or crumbled WASA Fiber Rye crackers or crumbled pork rinds), salt, oregano,
pepper, and cheddar cheese. Stir until well combined.
Spread the mixture into the prepared baking pan and sprinkle with the remaining 5 tablespoons of
Parmesan cheese and the toasted sesame seeds.
Bake 30 minutes or until set when lightly touched in the center.
If you want the top browned, raise the oven temperature to 450 degrees for the last 10 minutes of baking.
Let cool at least 15 minutes before cutting into squares.
Reheats well, and would be great for breakfast!
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 402 Calories; 35g Fat (68.0% calories from fat); 31g Protein;
6g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 126mg Cholesterol; 750mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Fat.
Recipe By Loginasme
Source: "Kayat's Recipes from Bruces LC Recipes"