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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: 240kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

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 tbsp 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 moister, but breasts will work if that is your preference.

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray
  • place cubed zucchini and squash and onion into slow cooker
    3 medium zucchini, cut in bite sized cubes, 3 medium yellow summer squash, cut in bite sized cubes, ½ cup diced onion
  • If you are making the chicken version of this dish, add in cut up chicken
    1.5 lbs chicken cut into cubes
  • sprinkle garlic salt and pepper over top
    2 teaspoon garlic salt, fresh ground pepper to taste
  • In a separate bowl, mix together chicken broth, lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic and 1.5 cups parmesan
    ¼ cup chicken broth, 3 tablespoon lemon juice, 2 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 2.5 cups grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 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
    2.5 cups grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • cover and cook another 1-2 hours on low.

Notes

** Calorie count estimate is based on dish without chicken

Nutrition

Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 936mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 468IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 307mg | Iron: 1mg