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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 370.3
  • Total Fat: 27.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 562.6 mg
  • Sodium: 517.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 22.4 g

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Oven Baked Squash

Submitted by: DOUBLEEASY

Introduction

Easy to prepare, great tasting and terrific low carb dish with 22 grams of protein per serving. Even people that don't like squash will enjoy this recipe. Easy to prepare, great tasting and terrific low carb dish with 22 grams of protein per serving. Even people that don't like squash will enjoy this recipe.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    5 to 6 large squash (zucchini, crookneck, Mexican or similar summer squash)

    1 large onion, diced

    3 cloves of garlic, minced finely

    2 eggs, slghtly beaten

    1/2 cup cream

    4 tbls. butter

    1 cup shredded Colby jack, or similar

    6 slices pepper jack cheese

Directions

Clean the squash then slice into 1/4 inch circles. Arrange the slices of squash in a stainer over 1/2 inch of boiling water. Cover and steam until just barely tender, approximately 10 t 15 minutes. Remove from heat, drain any excess liquid from the squash, and mix in the onion and garlic.

While squash is steaming saute onion and garlic in butter until onion is carmelized. Set aside.

In a small bowl, mix the slightly beaten eggs into the cream with a small whisk or fork, adding the salt and pepper while you are mixing.

When squash is cooked and drained add the onion/garlic mixture. Place 1/2 of the cooked squash mixture into a prepared casserole dish (pam or butter). Add a 1/4 cup of shredded cheese; then continue layering with the remaining squash, and shredded cheese to use it all.

Pour the cream/egg mixture over the top of the entire dish and cover with the sliced Pepper Jack cheese.

Cook approximately 45 minutes or until just beginning to borwn on top.

Serves about 12.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOUBLEEASY.






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