Paula Deen’s Cheesy Garden Casserole

Paula Deen’s Cheesy Garden Casserole | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Make the best of your fresh produce with Paula Deen’s cheesy garden casserole. Even if you are a vegetarian or just love eating healthy food, give this delicious recipe a try – nothing is better than a nutritious side dish for lunch or dinner! You can taste all the flavors of the vegetables in the sauce, and it even has melted cheese! Paula Deen turned these simple ingredients into a hearty meal for everyone to enjoy. It is quick to make and done in just 5 easy steps. Read on or watch the video below for the full instructions.



  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 large Vidalia onion (cut into 1/2″ slices)
  • 4 large tomatoes (cut into 1/2″ slices)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt (divided)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper (divided into 2)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 1/12 cups of cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs (made from stale bread)
  • 2 tablespoons and 1 tablespoon of melted butter separated


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Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2:

Using the butter, grease a shallow 2-quart baking dish. Pour olive oil into a medium skillet and place over medium heat. Add the onions and let it cook for 5 minutes or until golden and soft. Season with a pinch of salt.

Step 3:

Layer half of the tomatoes on the bottom of the baking dish and top with half the onions. Season with 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper. Next, add half the oregano and half the cheddar. Repeat with the remaining tomatoes, onion, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, oregano, and cheddar.

Paula Deen's Cheesy Garden Casserole Ingredients
Image by: Paula Deen

Step 4:

Get a small bowl and combine the breadcrumbs, melted butter, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Sprinkle the mixture on top of the casserole.

Paula Deen's Cheesy Garden Casserole Instructions
Image by: Paula Deen


Step 5:

Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the tomatoes are tender. Once done, remove from the oven and serve on a plate. Enjoy!



Paula Deen’s Cheesy garden Casserole

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