Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

 Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

This summer I had a lot of yellow squash in my garden. And I was trying to find some new and tasty recipe. I’ve found Recipe for Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake at Kalyn’s Kitchen. Original recipe calls for 2 zucchini and 2 squashes but I was using only squashes. Combination of plain squashes, basil and cheese – and result was super delicious! I think from now on it will be our family favorite way to cook squash.

Ingredients:Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

– 4 medium-sized yellow squashes (I was using 2 squashes as they were large)
– 2 Tbsps. chopped fresh basil

– 1 onion
– 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
– 2 cups of Italian 3 cheese mixture (Mozzarella, Smoked Provolone and Parmesan) finely shredded

– Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

 

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C.

2. Spray baking dish with olive oil ( I was using 8” x 11.5” baking dish).

3. Cut the squash in slices or half-moon slices.

 Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

4. Wash basil, spin dry or dry with paper towels and finely chop.

 5. Chop the onion.

 6. Combine the sliced squash, chopped basil, chopped onion.

 Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

7. Add garlic powder and 1 cup of cheese mixture.

 Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

8. Stir together until the veggies are coated with cheese and the herbs are well-distributed. 

9. Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper.

10. Put the mixture in the baking dish.
Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

 11. Bake uncovered for about 25-30 minutes.

12. In 25-30 minutes take the casserole dish out of the oven and sprinkle over the remaining 1 cup of  cheese mixture. 

13.
Put the dish back in the oven and bake 20-25 minutes longer, or until the cheese is melted and nicely browned and squash is fully cooked.  Serve hot.

This dish kept well in the fridge overnight.

Enjoy!!!

This recipe was adopted from a recipe by Kalyn’s Kitchen. 

 Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

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