Grilled & Stuffed Squash

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 8 Ratings
Serves: 2-4
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Cooking Method: Grill


2 yellow crooked neck squash
1/2 stick butter
1 c cubed velveeta cheese (or shredded cheddar cheese)
1/2 medium sized onion, diced
1 large tomato, diced
2 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 c diced vegetable of your choice (i use zucchini or squash)
cilantro and other fresh herbs (i.e. basil, oregano, thyme)
you can cook this dish in the oven at 425 for 35-45 mins, or try it in the microwave (cook on high for 6 mins, let it sit for a couple of minutes, then microwave again for 6 minutes (for a dish of 4 halves).

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Holly Grier Recipe
Lightly Salted
Underwood, IN (pop. 4,336)
Member Since Jul 2011
Holly's notes for this recipe:
We always have an abundance of crookneck squash each year in our garden. I started experimenting with this recipe a few years ago using other fresh vegetables from the garden ~ it's deeeelicious!
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This is a lovely meatless option for the grill. Light and fresh, it still serves up a super-satisfying flavor. Next time I'm thinking about adding chopped jalapenos too... yum!


Slice the ends off the squash and cut them down the center lengthwise so there are two halves. Scoop out the seeds, making a well for the stuffing ingredients.
Cut up and mix together all the remaining ingredients (excluding the butter) in a bowl and salt & pepper the mixture to taste.
Place the squash on a large piece of aluminum foil and fill the center of each squash half with the mixture, then dot each one with butter. Sprinkle herbs and a bit of salt & pepper over the top of squash and cover loosely with foil (so the cheese doesn’t stick to the foil).
Place the stuffed squash on the grill for around 20-30 minutes. You want the squash to be cooked well and the cheese & butter melted. Serve and enjoy!

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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jul 20, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jul 20, 2011
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user Holly Grier Cowgirl67 - Jul 20, 2011
Thank you all so much for the kind comments and the Blue Ribbon! I made this dish the other night and added some avocado to the mix with some extra cilantro, it added a much different flavor to the dish but it was still tasty :)
user deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Jul 20, 2011
Congratulations, Holly on your first blue ribbon.. This looks really good and easy to make and versatile.
I really like the added cheese...
user Sherri Logan Williams logansw - Jul 20, 2011
Congratulations! Your blue ribbon recipe is a must try! Thanks for sharing. sw:)

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