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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
Sauté onions and garlic in two to three tablespoons of olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
3
Prepare a baking dish approximately 8x8 with non-stick cooking spray.
4
Spread the onions and garlic on the bottom of the baking dish.
5
Stack 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.
6
Sprinkle squash with dried basil, salt/pepper, then drizzle with olive oil.
7
Cover pan with foil and bake in 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes.
8
Uncover pan. Cover vegetables with parmesan cheese, return to oven for 10 minutes
9
Then 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