Skip to Content

Loaded Zucchini Bake Recipe

When it comes to delicious, hearty meals that fit within a ketogenic lifestyle, nothing beats a dish that is both satisfying and low-carb. Our featured recipe Loaded Zucchini Bake is perfect for any occasion, be it a cozy family dinner, a festive potluck, or just a regular weekday meal. What makes this dish truly stand out is its clever use of zucchini as a base, layered with flavorful ingredients like bacon and cheese, ensuring every bite is as delightful as it is nutritious. Let’s dive into this scrumptious, easy-to-make keto-friendly delight!

Loaded Zucchini Bake

Loaded Zucchini Bake

A mouth-watering layered delight that combines the freshness of vegetables with the savory punch of bacon and cheese.


  • 3-4 medium-sized zucchini
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 white onion
  • Bacon (nearly a whole pack)
  • 1 block sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Oregano


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Start by cooking bacon in a skillet over low heat. Save 3 pieces for later use.
  3. Slice the zucchini, onion, and tomatoes.
  4. In a 9×13 baking dish, create a layer of zucchini slices. Drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  5. Distribute several pats of butter (about 4-5) over the zucchini.
  6. Add a layer of sliced onions, followed by a layer of sliced tomatoes.
  7. Once the bacon is fully cooked, crumble it and add as the next layer.
  8. Sprinkle an even layer of freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese over the bacon.
  9. Repeat the layering process once more, starting from the zucchini.
  10. Finish with a top layer of shredded cheddar and a generous sprinkling of grated parmesan cheese.
  11. Season with oregano.
  12. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove the foil and continue to bake for another 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender and the cheese is golden brown.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Here’s a simplified list outlining the average carbohydrate content of the main ingredients used in the zucchini layered bake dish:

  • Zucchini: 3.11 grams of carbs per 100 grams
  • Tomatoes: 3.89 grams of carbs per 100 grams
  • Sharp Cheddar Cheese: 1.28 grams of carbs per 100 grams
  • Parmesan Cheese: 3.22 grams of carbs per 100 grams
  • Bacon: 0.1 grams of carbs per 100 grams

Flavorful Simplicity

This Zucchini Layered Bake is more than just a meal; it’s a celebration of flavor and simplicity. Whether you’re new to keto or looking for something new to add to your meal plan, this dish is sure to impress with its delightful flavors and straightforward preparation. Give it a try tonight and watch it become a new favorite in your household!

Credit to Adorable-Act1547 on Reddit

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.