Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole (Smaller, Milder Version) Recipe

Looking for an easy Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole (smaller, milder version) recipe? Learn how to make Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole (smaller, milder version) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



Chiles and cheese turn mild summer squash into a zesty, satisfying casserole. This milder variation doubled the green chiles and left out the jalapenos. Adapted from eatingwell.com. summer squash, , yellow onion , chopped green chiles , salt, extra-sharp full-fat Cheddar cheese, all-purpose flour mild salsa cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole (smaller, milder version)

1 1/8 pounds summer squash, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise (about 5 cups)
1/3 cup finely chopped yellow onion
113 g (4-ounce can) chopped green chiles (109422), drained
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
3 1/2 oz (1 1/8 cups) grated extra-sharp full-fat Cheddar cheese (99785), divided
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/8 cup (1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp) mild salsa

Recipe Directions for Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole (smaller, milder version)

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Combine squash, onion, chiles, salt and 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp cheese in a large bowl. Sprinkle with flour; toss to coat. Spread the mixture in the prepared baking dish and cover with foil.

  3. Bake the casserole until it is bubbling and the squash is tender, 35 to 45 minutes (may be less for this half recipe!). Spoon salsa over the casserole and sprinkle with the remaining 3/4 cups cheese. Bake, uncovered, until golden and heated through, 20 to 30 minutes (or less!).

  4. May cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Reheat, covered, at 350°F for about 40 minutes (or less!).

Categories

Cheese, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Bake, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 144.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
364mg
15%
Potassium
192mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
8.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 15% Iron 3%
* 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
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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