Summer Squash au Gratin

Summer Squash au Gratin

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

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

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.
Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
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.
Tip
Different brands of white sauce mixes will provide slightly different degrees of thickness, but all will work fine in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.