2largezucchini trimmed and cut into 1 inch dice (this will be about 4-5 cups)
1cupmayonnasie (not Miracle Whip)
1cupshredded sharp cheddar cheese (white or yellow)
1tspfresh cracked black pepper
1/4cupRitz cracker crumbs
2TbspPanko bread crumbs
2Tbspshredded sharp cheddar
2Tbsp butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 350F Butter a 1 1/2 quart gratin or casserole dish
Put the diced zucchini in a large microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for about 4-5 minutes, stirring to rearrange the zucchini twice during cooking. Drain the zucchini in a mesh strainer to remove any excess moisture and set aside.
Toss the topping ingredients together in a small bowl, mixing until the butter is evenly dispersed and everything is evenly mixed. Set aside.
Whisk together the remaining casserole ingredients to combine well.
Fold in the zucchini and turn into your prepared casserole dish.
Sprinkle the topping evenly over the casserole and bake for about 45 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbling and the topping is golden. Serve immediately.