Zucchini Sausage Casserole

Looking for a delicious way to use up your summer zucchini? Look no further than this mouthwatering Zucchini Sausage Casserole recipe.

Zucchini Sausage Casserole

I was getting tired of always making the same types of casseroles so decided to give this Zucchini Sausage Casserole a try.

ground pork sausage and zucchini in skilltet

What I especially like about this recipe is how easy it is to make with only a few simple ingredients.

all the ingredients in the skillet

Not only that but only a few minutes to prepare and 30 minutes in the oven which makes this casserole a good candidate for those busy weeknights!

casserole fresh out of the oven

If you don’t have any ground sausage on hand or just don’t care for the taste, you can substitute for some Ground Turkey or even some Lean Ground Beef.

Zucchini Sausage Casserole

Add a layer of shredded cheese to the top layer. Use a good melting cheese like Mozzarella or Monterey Jack Cheese.

You can also use less stuffing for this recipe if you want. Make sure you adjust the amount of melted butter if you do use less stuffing.

Zucchini Sausage Casserole

You will need the following ingredients to make this Zucchini Sausage Casserole recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Italian Sausage, Zucchini, Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup, Sour Cream, Chicken Flavored Stuffing Mix and Unsalted Butter.

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until brown. Drain off fat. Return the sausage to the skillet.
  3. Halve the zucchini lengthwise, cut crosswise into 1/4 inch pieces. Add the zucchini to the sausage mixture in the skillet.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup and sour cream. Stir into the sausage mixture.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix and melted butter.
  6. Spoon half of the stuffing mixture into the prepared baking dish. Spread sausage mixture over stuffing.
  7. Spoon the remaining stuffing mixture evenly over the sausage mixture.
  8. Bake covered for about 30 minutes or until heated through.

Printable Recipe Card

Zucchini Sausage Casserole

Zucchini Sausage Casserole

Looking for a delicious way to use up your summer zucchini? Look no further than this mouthwatering Zucchini Sausage Casserole recipe.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 818 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Baking Dish

Ingredients
 

  • 1 lb Italian Sausage, ground
  • 4 Zucchini, washed & peeled
  • 10 ¾ oz Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 8 oz Sour Cream
  • 4 Cups Chicken Flavored Stuffing Mix
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter, melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until brown. Drain off fat. Return the sausage to skillet.
  • Halve the zucchini lengthwise, cut crosswise into 1/4 inch pieces. Add the zucchini to the sausage mixture in the skillet.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup and sour cream. Stir into the sausage mixture.
  • In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix and melted butter.
  • Spoon half of the stuffing mixture into the prepared baking dish. Spread sausage mixture over stuffing.
  • Spoon remaining stuffing mixture evenly over sausage mixture.
  • Bake covered about 30 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition

Calories: 818kcalCarbohydrates: 99gProtein: 24gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 2220mgPotassium: 958mgFiber: 5gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 765IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 172mgIron: 6mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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3 Comments

  1. Lynn says:

    Easy to make, I tried a savory herb stuffing mix and added some oregano. We loved it, will make it again!

    1. Rodney says:

      Glad you enjoyed this recipe!

  2. Jeannine says:

    My husband loved this Zucchini Sausage recipe. It was very flavorful and very easy to make.