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three bowls of zucchini and squash parmesan
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Lazy Zucchini and Squash Parmesan

Farmer’s market fresh zucchini and squash cooked to perfection in a light parmesan, lemon and garlic sauce. All in your crockpot! Just add chicken and you can turn this gem into a full one-pot meal!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Brunch, dinner, lunch, Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine: American, Asian inspired
Keyword: crockpot zucchini and squash parmesan, slow cooker farmers market veggies, zucchini and squash parmesan, zucchini squash and chicken
Servings: 10
Calories: 153kcal


  • 3.5 quart slow cooker or larger
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • slow cooker liner (optional)


Zucchini and Squash Parmesan

  • 3 medium zucchini, cut in bite sized cubes
  • 3 medium yellow summer squash, cut in bite sized cubes
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2.5 cups grated parmesan cheese, divided

To Turn Dish Into An Entree

  • 1.5 lbs chicken cut into cubes dark meat will stay more moist, but breasts will work if you prefer your chicken drier


  • place cubed zucchini and squash and onion into lined slow cooker (if using liner)
  • If you are making the chicken version of this dish, add in cut up chicken
  • sprinkle garlic salt and pepper over top
  • In a separate bowl, mix together chicken broth, lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic and 1.5 cups parmesan
  • Pour mixture over ingredients in slow cooker and cover
  • cook on low for 4-5 hours
  • open lid and top with another cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • cover and cook another 1-2 hours on low.


** Calorie count estimate is based on dish without chicken


Calories: 153kcal