Easy Baked Yellow Squash

Andy Anderson !


I’m always on the lookout for interesting recipes for my catering business, and for myself, family, and friends.

I’ve got some Summer squash in the garden, and this is a perfect recipe to put together for one… or for a crowd.

The ingredients are simple, and the taste amazing… I just love the nice crunch the panko breadcrumbs impart to this dish. So yummy.

And, you know what? If you’ve got some good Summer squash… Autumn can’t be very far away.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

10 Min
25 Min



  • 8 oz
    garden-fresh yellow squash
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 4 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 Tbsp
    panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 pinch
    sweet paprika, or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper for kick, optional
  • ·
    salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • ·
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

How to Make Easy Baked Yellow Squash


  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. Wash, and cut the squash into 1/4-inch (.6 cm) rounds.
  4. Chef's Tip: If the skins on the squash are a bit thick, you might peel them first.
  5. Toss the squash rounds with the olive oil, and allow them to sit for 10 minutes.
  6. In a separate bowl, add the Parmesan cheese, panko breadcrumbs, paprika and salt and pepper (to taste), and thoroughly combine.
  7. Place a rack in the lower position, and preheat the oven to 355f (180c).
  8. Add the squash to a small ovenproof baking dish.
  9. Add the breadcrumb/Parmesan mix to the top.
  10. Cover with foil.
  11. Place in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  12. Remove the foil and continue to bake until the top of the squash begins to brown, about an additional 5 – 7 minutes.
  14. Serve with your favorite protein, or just relish on their own. Enjoy
  15. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
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About Easy Baked Yellow Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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