Yellow baking dish of summer squash casserole with spoon from above.

Before summer officially ends, get this delicious recipe on your table!

Summer squash is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, magnesium, fiber, folate, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium and Vitamin B6. In addition, it is high in manganese, a mineral which helps the body process fats, carbohydrates, and glucose.

Summer Squash Gratin

  • 1large onion, thinly sliced
  • 4Tbspolive oil
  • 1cupbreadcrumbs
  • 1/3cupgrated hard cheese (Pecorino, parmesan, or whatever you have on hand)
  • 3cupssummer squash, thinly sliced
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in an ovenproof pan at medium heat. Add onions and, stirring occasionally, cooking until softened and beginning to caramelize (10-15 minutes).
  3. In a bowl, toss together oil, breadcrumbs, and cheese.
  4. Add sliced squash to pan, mixing squash and onion. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Top squash and onions with breadcrumb mixture, and cook in the oven for ~20-25 minutes, until squash is tender and topping is golden brown in color.
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