Baked Zucchini with Bacon & Cornbread

Baked Zucchini with Bacon & Cornbread

Baked Zucchini with Bacon & Cornbread
It doesn't take common sense to realize that this zucchini with bacon and cornbread side is simply amazing. Serve with chicken, ribs or whatever you like. It's a fantastic fit.
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8 servings

Ingredients
  • 6 bacon slices
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pkg. cornbread stuffing mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 large zucchini, shredded
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) Cheddar cheese, shredded

  • Methods/steps
    1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 2 tsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
    2. Sauté onion and next 4 ingredients in reserved drippings over medium-high heat until tender.
    3. Stir together stuffing mix, seasoning packet, and milk; let stand 10 minutes. Stir in bacon, sautéed vegetables, zucchini, and egg; spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.
    4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cover and bake 20 more minutes.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 1 hour and 15 min

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