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Baked Parmesan Breaded Squash Recipe

Baked Parmesan Breaded Squash Recipe

Yellow summer squash crisps beautifully when baked. You don’t have to turn the pieces, but do keep an eye on them. — Debi Mitchell, Flower Mound, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups thinly sliced yellow summer squash (3 medium)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450°. Place squash in a large bowl. Add oil and seasonings; toss to coat.
  • 2. In a shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Dip squash in crumb mixture to coat both sides, patting to help coating adhere. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, rotating pans halfway through baking. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 137 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 346 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.