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Squash Squares

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Squash Squares
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  • Makes: 8 Servings

This side dish is great for a big holiday meal or potluck.  Try it with different veggies for a fun twist. 

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs (beaten lightly)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 3 cups thinly sliced squash (use zucchini or yellow squash)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup biscuit mix
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley (or 2 T chopped fresh parsley)
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated carrots

Directions

1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and pour into a greased 9x13" baking dish.
2. Bake 25 minutes, or until bubbly and brown, in a 350°F oven.
3. Serve in squares while warm.

Notes

  • To freeze - Cool, and cut into squares. Freeze squares on a cookie sheet. when they are frozen, put into freezer bags. When ready to use, take out of tHe freezer bag, place in microwaveable covered container. Reheat in microwave at medium setting.
  • Try 8 egg whites in place of whole egg for less cholesterol and fat.
  • Add other thinly chopped fresh veggies into the mix - green or red sweet peppers, spinach, broccoli.
  • Try using Better Baking Mix instead of biscuit mix.

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Source:

Connecticut Food Policy Council, Farm Fresh Summer Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 198
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 87 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 92 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 265 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 198
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 13 mg
Cholesterol 87 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 6 g
Minerals
Calcium 92 mg
Potassium 265 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Copper 80 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 16 mg
Phosphorus 172 mg
Selenium 9 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 192 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 12 mcg
Folate 54 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 73 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
3/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1/2 ounces

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