Cheesy Summer Squash

Cheesy Summer Squash

Cheesy Summer Squash is a slightly decadent way to enjoy this abundant summer vegetable. I buy so many summer squash and zucchini in the summer and always need new ways to cook them. This is a simple, but very tasty way to eat more veggies.

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Layer the squash
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Sprinkle a small amount of cheese between each layer. Repeat until the squash is gone.
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Make the custard mixture and pour over the entire dish.
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The dish should be completely covered with the custard. Top with the rest of the cheese.
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Bake until golden and bubbly.
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Cut into slices and enjoy!

Recipe

Cheesy Summer Squash

Ingredients

  • 1 large summer squash, thinly sliced (or a zucchini if you have that instead)
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream or half and half
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (any variety you like…I actually used a pizza blend because I had it on hand

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Slice the squash very thinly
  • Coat a pie plate with cooking spray
  • Put a layer of summer squash
  • Sprinkle on a bit of cheese
  • Repeat until you have used all of the squash (you should use about 1/2 of the cheese in the layers and the rest to top)
  • Beat 2 eggs into the heavy cream
  • Mix in the seasonings
  • Pour over the squash
  • Top with the rest of the cheese
  • Bake for about 1 hour, until top is golden brown
  • Let cool slightly before cutting into slices

 



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