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Squash Appetizer Cups Recipe
Squash Appetizer Cups Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Squash Appetizer Cups Recipe

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“These cheesy, moist bites always go fast!” says Lori Bowes from Waterford, Michigan. “If I’m in a hurry, I bake the mixture in a greased 9 x 13-in. pan and cut into squares.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:19 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 19 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded yellow summer squash
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh marjoram or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 108 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the zucchini and yellow squash over medium heat until reduced to about 1-1/2 cups, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. Add the onion, cheeses, parsley, marjoram and garlic.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the biscuit mix, seasoned salt and pepper. Stir in eggs and oil just until combined. Fold in squash mixture.
  3. Fill greased miniature muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Squash Appetizer Cups in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 108 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed May. 27, 2009

"Just made these. They are not bad, but for the trouble, the taste isn't over the top. I think I can tweak it and make it a little more tasty.

Thanks for the recipe."

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Reviewed Feb. 20, 2008

"These are really tasy and have become a staple appetizer at many functions for me. They also reheat well."

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