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Summer Squash Gratin

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"I tried this when summer squash came into season and it came out beautifully. Simple and delicious!"
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1 h 2 m servings 176
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 8-inch square pan)


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Place buttery crackers and cornmeal in a plastic resealable bag; seal and pound into fine crumbs.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallot; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add yellow squash and zucchini. Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cook until softened, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir milk and butter into the skillet. Increase heat to medium-high; cook until butter is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in crumb mixture and Mexican cheese blend. Remove from heat.
  5. Spread yellow squash mixture evenly in an 8-inch square baking pan.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly, about 15 minutes. Increase heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) and continue baking until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 176 calories; 13.6 10.1 4.9 23 186 Full nutrition

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delish! an absolute do-over. i just think you don't have to cook the zucchini on the stovetop for a full ten minutes if you prefer them more crisp.

8.9.18 Nice side dish that I think would be good with other cheeses, as well (swiss, cheddar, gruyere, Monterey, etc.). I did use the Mexican blend today, and I will say that’s a very subtle f...