Parmesan-Crusted Squash with Fresh Tomato Sauce (Whole Foods) Recipe

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Submitted by tracylizcarroll

Makes 6 servings



Fresh and sun-dried tomatoes blend together for a simply delicious tomato sauce that perfectly complements the herbed topping in this recipe. This breading method is also delicious for chicken and fish.

Recipe Ingredients for Parmesan-Crusted Squash with fresh tomato sauce (whole foods)

0.5 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
0.5 cup Splendido Parmigiano Reggiano
0.25 cup Parsley
0.5 tsp Spices Crushed Red Peppers
8 tablespoons Basil Pesto
32 oz Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
4 piece Tomatoes, Sun-dried, Packed In Oil, Drained
16 oz Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
0.5 cup Orange Juice
1 dash Salt, Table
1 dash Pepper, Black

Recipe Directions for Parmesan-Crusted Squash with fresh tomato sauce (whole foods)

  1. Method

  2. Preheat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

  3. Put breadcrumbs, Parmigiano-Reggiano, parsley and red pepper flakes into a wide, shallow dish and mix well. Spread a bit of the pesto on both sides of each piece of squash, then transfer to dish and press gently to coat on both sides with breadcrumb mixture. Transfer squash to prepared baking sheet and bake until golden brown and crisp, 20 to 25 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, put sun-dried tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, orange juice, salt and pepper into a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Serve squash hot or at room temperature with tomato sauce on the side.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 286.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
167
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
207mg
9%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
19.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
8.6g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 18% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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