Zucchini Special (Crock Pot Recipe)

A zucchini, partially sliced up on a plate
The star of the show | Photo by Elizabeth Layman

Low in calories and high in anti-oxidants, zucchinis usually appear at farmers’ markets and grocery stores during the summer months. Their buttery taste compliments just about any main dish on the dinner table. Add a slow cooker to the mix, and you’re all set for an easy and tasty side dish.

Reference: Louise Stackhousem Benten, PA
Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Cook Time: 6-8 hours
Serves: 4


1 medium to large zucchini, peeled and sliced
1 medium onion, slices
1 quart stewed tomatoes with juice or 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes with juice
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded


1. Layer the zucchini, onion, and tomatoes in a slow cooker.
2. Sprinkle with salt, basil, and cheese.
3. Cover. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.

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