Spicy Squash Bake

Spicy Squash Bake

When zucchini and summer squash seem to be overtaking your garden, make this cheesy casserole. Green chilies give it a kick.

Prep Time: 30 min

Total Time: 60 min

Servings: 10

Spicy Squash Bake

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Montery Jack cheese
  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 3 cups thinly sliced zucchini
  • 3 cups thinly sliced yellow summer squash
  • 4 tablespoons margarine or butter, divided
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten

DIRECTIONS

1. In 12-inch fry pan, over medium heat, saute squash and onions in 2 tablespoons
of the margarine, just until crisp-tender. Remove from heat. Carefully fold in chilies,
flour, salt and pepper. Place in 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch (2-qt.) glass baking dish, coated
with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with Monterey Jack cheese.

2. Combine cottage cheese, egg and parsley. Spread evenly over Monterey Jack
cheese.

3. Bake at 400° F for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, melt remaining 2 tablespoons
margarine and combine with KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal and Parmesan
cheese. Sprinkle top with cereal mixture. Return to oven and bake 10 minutes
longer or until cereal browns. Serve hot.

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