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Cheesy Baked Italian Summer Squash Recipe

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This recipe consists of onion, bell pepper, summer squash, marinara, and both cheddar and mozzarella cheese

The veggies are sauteed and baked topped with cheese to deliver a tender cheesy casserole that’s

I was a little skeptical when my mother first shared this recipe with me but it’s

This recipe can be made with a few shortcuts but I think it’s best to follow

This helps to both tenderize and remove excess moisture from the veggies (especially the squash)

Given this is a one-skillet recipe, it only adds a few minutes!

If you’re really pressed for time you alternately toss the raw veggies with the sauce and

You can make this recipe a day in advance and save the baking portion when ready to

Remove dish from the fridge 30 minutes prior to baking so the dish can come to room temp

If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, this recipe can be made in a casserole

Just to note the volume of veggies will shrink/greatly reduce as they’re sauteed

It sounds strange, but this recipe works really well with a combination of shredded mozzarella and Mexican-blend

A blend of various mild cheddar cheeses adds depth and flavor

If you want to stick with Italian cheeses, I would recommend a three or four-cheese blend of

You can usually find a pre-shredded blend in the grocery store

This recipe works really well with a combination of shredded mozzarella and Mexican-blend cheese

You can usually find a pre-shredded blend in the grocery store

If you’re really pressed for time you alternately toss the raw veggies with the sauce and

As mentioned, this method retains more moisture and the veggies will be firmer