Summer Squash au Gratin

Here's a tastefully terrific way to use some of that garden bounty!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
medium (about 6 inches long each) zucchini squash
1
medium (about 8 inches long) yellow summer squash
4
green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/2
red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
packet (1.25 to 1.8 oz) white sauce mix
1 1/2
cups milk
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut each squash in half lengthwise; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place squash slices, onions and bell pepper in 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish or 2-quart casserole. Add 1 tablespoon water. Cover with microwavable plastic wrap, venting one corner. Microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, cook white sauce mix and 1 1/2 cups milk as directed on package. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese. Pour over zucchini mixture in baking dish; stir gently to coat. In small bowl, mix melted butter and bread crumbs. Sprinkle over zucchini mixture.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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