Stuffed Yellow Squash – Vegetarian Style

Stuffed Yellow Squash – Vegetarian Style

Stuffed Yellow Squash makes a great main course or a side dish with any meat (please not fish)


3 medium yellow squash
4 ounces salted butter
1/2 cup leeks – chopped
1/2 cup onions – chopped
1 bell pepper – chopped
1 tablespoon parsley – chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups plain bread crumbs
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup water


Take squash and cut lengthwise. Remove seeds and discard, take squash flesh out of the skin by using a teaspoon. Chop yellow squash into small pieces. Combine chopped squash set aside. Add butter to saucepan on medium heat and add leeks. Cook until tender. Add minced garlic and chopped squash. Cook until yellow squash is tender. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and parsley. Stir mixture and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Stuff each hollowed squash with vegetable mixture. Place stuffed side up in a casserole dish with 1/4 cup of water. Cover and bake in 350 degree oven for approximately 20 minutes.

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