Summer Squash Cheesy Bake

Stacey Lawson

By
@slawson

My brother plants a large garden every year and just the other day his zucchini and yellow squash are now ready. I brought some home and wanted something a little different to do with it where they weren't cooked to a mush.


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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 large
zucchini, thinly sliced
4 large
yellow squash, thinly sliced
1 medium
onion, chopped
4 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
dried basil
1/4 c
olive oil
1 c
parmesan cheese, freshly shredded
1/2 -3/4 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2Sauté onions and garlic in two to three tablespoons of olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

3Prepare a baking dish approximately 8x8 with non-stick cooking spray.

4Spread the onions and garlic on the bottom of the baking dish.

5Stack zucchini and yellow squash alternating vegetables. Make rows in the baking dish, standing the vegetables vertically in the pan. Continue until you fill the pan.

6Sprinkle squash with dried basil, salt/pepper, then drizzle with olive oil.

7Cover pan with foil and bake in 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

8Uncover pan. Cover vegetables with parmesan cheese, return to oven for 10 minutes

9Then cover vegetables with mozzarella cheese and return to oven for about 5 minutes until cheese gets golden brown. You can also place it under the broiler.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #squash, #zucchini