Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fran1603

Makes 10 servings



A great way to use all that zucchini! If you want a milder version, omit the jalapenos and add an extra can of chopped green chilies.

Recipe Ingredients for Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

10 cups summer squash, sliced
4 1/2 oz green chilies, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup flour
4 scallions, sliced
2/3 cup yellow onion, chopped
4 1/2 oz jalapenos, chopped
2 1/4 cups cheddar cheese, grated
3/4 cup salsa
1/4 cup red onion, chopped

Recipe Directions for Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. Coat 9 by 13 inch baking pan with cooking spray.

  3. Combine squash, onion, chiles, jalapenos, salt and 3/4 cup of cheese in a large bowl. Sprinkle with flour; toss to coat. Spread the mixture in the prepared pan and cover with foil.

  4. Bake the casserole until it is bubbling and the squash is tender, 35-45 minutes. Spoon salsa onto the casserole and sprinkle with the remaining 1 1/2 cups of cheese. Bakes, uncovered, until golden and heated through, 20 to 30 minutes. When ready to serve, sprinkle with scallions and red onion.

  5. For potluck: Prepare up to 2 days ahead; cover & refrigerate. Rehat, covered, at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes. Garnish just before serving.

Categories

Vegetables, Appetizers, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, Snacks, Soup, American-Southwestern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 220.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
196
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.6g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
374mg
16%
Potassium
643mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
20.3g
7%
Dietary Fiber
7.1g
28%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
9.8g
Vitamin A 82% Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 23% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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