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Squash Provencal Recipe

Squash Provencal Recipe

All of my family loves vegetables, and in the summer when squash is plentiful, I serve this dish frequently. It is truly my husband's favorite and can serve as a complete dinner for him.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/4 cup juice; set aside. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer the zucchini, onion and rice; dot with 1 tablespoon butter. Top with squash and tomatoes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the garlic salt, pepper and reserved juice; pour over tomatoes. Dot with remaining butter.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until rice is tender. Uncover; sprinkle with cheeses. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 165 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 508 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat.