Holly Grier Recipe

Grilled & Stuffed Squash

By Holly Grier Cowgirl67


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
2-4
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Grill

Holly's Story

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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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
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!

Ingredients

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).

Directions Step-By-Step

1
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.
2
Cut up and mix together all the remaining ingredients (excluding the butter) in a bowl and salt & pepper the mixture to taste.
3
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).
4
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!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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49 Comments

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Holly Grier Cowgirl67
Aug 11, 2013
Thanks for the comments ladies! I've made mine with venison burger (we eat a lot of deer meat), mixed with onions, chopped zucchini and some fresh garden tomatoes (and, of course velveeta, lol). I'm always throwing in different ingredients with the squash, it's so easy to make isn't it! :-)
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Irisa Raina 9 Irisa
Aug 11, 2013
Lori, food should be fun and so should the names of recipes....:-)..thank you....have a great evening...
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Lori Allred louie09
Aug 11, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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Lori Allred louie09
Aug 11, 2013
Irisa, I tired this tonight, I used zucchini and stuffed w/yellow squash, and a little hamburger, followed the rest of ingrd. in this recipe, it turned out amazing. Thanks Holly for sharing, I LOVE the smoky grilled flavor of the squash (Irisa, what a cool unusual name, love it)
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Irisa Raina 9 Irisa
Aug 11, 2013
Lori, stuffed zucchini's is really good! I have a recipe on here, hmmm I tried to put the link on but I could not find my recipe....Holly's sounds amazing ....pinched it!