Summer Squash Au Gratin Recipe

Squash Au Gratin
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality,
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Summer squash2 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch slices
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Croutons2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Grated processed cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 95

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.7%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.9 mg

Sodium 544.3 mg22.7%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 5 g10.4%

Vitamin A 12.4% Vitamin C 42.8%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 5.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a slow-cooker or a crock pot layer the squash slices.
2. Sprinkle with salt and cover with water.
3. Cover the pot with its lid.
4. Slow cook the squash on HIGH for about 2 hours or if you are not in a hurry, cook on LOW for about 4 hours.
5. When tender, drain off the excess cooking liquid from the pot and transfer the squash into a serving dish. Keep warm

FINALIZING
6. Heat a skillet over a medium flame and melt the butter in it.
7. Add croutons to the butter and saute lightly until evenly coated with butter and lightly browned and crispy.
8. Sprinkle the cheese and heat.
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