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Summer Squash au Gratin

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8

Here's a tastefully terrific way to use some of that garden bounty! MORE+ LESS-

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • This is a great recipe to use when you have lots of summer squash in the garden. Pick them when they are small to medium size for the best texture.
  • Different brands of white sauce mixes will provide slightly different degrees of thickness, but all will work fine in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
300mg
13%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
4g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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