Healthy Simple Italian Summer Squash Casserole
Recipe type: Dinner or Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
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Yields: 4 servings
A simple, healthy Italian dish that can be served as either a main dish or a side dish. It has all of the flavors that you expect from an Italian dish, minus all of the calories.
  • 2 cups zucchini, sliced ¼"
  • 2 cups yellow squash, sliced ¼"
  • 1 medium onion, sliced ¼"
  • salt
  • 3 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. To remove excess moisture, place squash and onions on layers of paper towel, sprinkle with salt and cover with a few more layers of paper towel. Allow the paper towel absorb the moisture for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Place squash and onion in a 9x9" baking dish, pour marinara sauce over the top and cover with tin foil. Bake for 20 minutes
  4. Remove foil, add cheese and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to sit uncovered for 5 minutes before serving
To remove moisture: Place cut squash on a layer of paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Let the zucchini rest for a few minutes before cooking.
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