Summer Squash Cheesy Bake

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Summer Squash Cheesy Bake

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.

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About Summer Squash Cheesy Bake

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




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