Baked Yellow Squash Recipe

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This delicious baked yellow squash recipe is perfect for using those fresh, summer squash! Yellow squash topped with some freshly grated cheese, what’s not to love?!

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Yellow squash is one of my favorite vegetables! It’s delicious and simple to prepare. There are so many great ways you can enjoy this healthy vegetable.

A close up view of the delicious baked squash ready to be enjoyed.

You might be wondering what is so great about yellow squash…I’ll tell you! It’s an entirely edible vegetable.

You can slice it, and cook it up in a variety of ways without having to worry about removing seeds, taking off the skin, and that all means that more nutrients!

Another great thing about yellow squash is that it’s easy to clean and prep. Check out my post all about how to clean yellow squash!

After you’ve cleaned and prepped your squash you can use it for any of our awesome squash recipes. Try out this yellow squash recipe or the zucchini and squash casserole!

You might also enjoy this pork and yellow squash skillet recipe. It’s hearty, delicious, and family friendly.

here we see the finished squash ready to plate and enjoy.

Here’s what you’ll need to make my baked yellow squash recipe:

This baked yellow squash is really simple but delicious. It’s easy to make but it’s deliciousness is in the simplicity.

We’ll need just four ingredients to make a delicious side dish that you’ll be craving all summer long. First we need some fresh medium sized yellow summer squash.

Summer squash is similar to zucchini but it has a slightly thinner skin. Yellow squash and other summer squash varieties are harvested in the summer when their skin is relatively thin, it’s what separates them from other more thick skinned squash, zucchini, etc.

Aside from some fresh yellow summer squash you’ll also need freshly grated parmesan cheese, garlic salt, and fresh ground black pepper.

A top down look at the finished squash on a plate ready to eat.

How to make this cheesy baked squash:

First we need to preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil, parchment paper will also work, and coat it with cooking spray.

Clean the squash and then cut slices that are about 1/4 inch thick. Arrange the slices on the prepped baking sheet, try not to leave much room between the slices on the sheet.

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Sprinkle the squash with the garlic salt, fresh ground pepper, and the parmesan cheese.

Bake for about 20 minutes until the parmesan melts and starts to brown. If they don’t seem to start browning you can broil for a minute or two! Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 Servings

Baked Yellow Squash Recipe

featured image that shows the finished baked yellow squash recipe on a plate ready to eat.

This delicious baked yellow squash recipe is perfect for using those fresh, summer squash! An easy side dish everyone will love!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium yellow summer squash
  • Garlic salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. First we need to preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil, parchment paper will also work, and coat it with cooking spray.
  2. Clean the squash and then cut slices that are about 1/4 inch thick. Arrange the slices on the prepped baking sheet, try not to leave much room between the slices on the sheet.
  3. Sprinkle the squash with the garlic salt, fresh ground pepper, and the parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes until the parmesan melts and starts to brown. If they don't seem to start browning you can broil for a minute or two!
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 88Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 327mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 5g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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