Scalloped Summer Squash with Cheese Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Servings2Cuisine
CourseMethod
DishSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Onion1 , minced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Green pepper1 , chopped
 Tomatoes4 Medium, peeled and chopped
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper To Taste
 Summer squash1 1⁄2 Pound
 Grated parmesan cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 576 Calories from Fat 328

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.6%

Saturated Fat 22.6 g113.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.3 mg

Sodium 1465.5 mg61.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.3%

Sugars 19.3 g

Protein 32 g64.1%

Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 258.9%

Calcium 80.3% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Heat the butter, add the onion, garlic and green pepper and saute until tender and lightly browned. Add the tomatoes, salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, while preparing the squash.
2. Peel the squash if the skin is not tender, and cut into slices or cubes. Add one-half cup boiling water, cover tightly and cook until the squash is just tender. Drain well.
3. Preheat oven to moderate (350° F.).
4. Turn half the squash into a deep pie pan or casserole. Cover with half the tomato sauce and half the cheese. Repeat the layers.
5. Bake until the cheese topping is bubbly and beginning to brown.
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