Zucchini Breakfast Bake

My neighbor has dropped by a couple times with zucchini from her garden. I have been trying to make some different dishes with it and I made this casserole a few days ago. The recipe is similar to a crustless quiche but the pancake mix that is stirred in reduces how eggy the casserole tastes. It is great for a brunch but also excellent for dinner. This recipe is adapted from Artsy Foodie.

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Zucchini Breakfast Bake

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 2 cups zucchini , grated
  • 1 onion , minced
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 5 whole eggs
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup pancake mix
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Grease an 8 inch round cake pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the grated zucchini, onion, cheese, eggs and oil.
  • Stir in the rest of the ingredients until combined.
  • Pour into the cake pan and bake for 45-55 minutes.

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  • I made this today with a pie crust and it was a big hit. Thank you for the recipe 😉

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  • 5 stars
    I’ve made this four times now and the latest time I made it in a glass pan. I would not recommend doing that. The outside cooked too quickly and the inside was barely done. The product had a crusty outside. Otherwise it’s a great recipe for any meal!

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    • I have not tried this in a glass pan. Thank you for sharing your findings on this. Glad you enjoy the recipe!

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  • I absolutely adore this dish, but I am constantly getting confused with the name, in the UK the zucchini is known as the courgette and the name is completely different.

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  • 5 stars
    What an outstanding meal. I love that you made zucchini a star for breakfast. 🙂

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