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Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

Summer 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Chiles and cheese turn mild summer squash into a zesty, satisfying casserole. The jalapenos make this dish quite hot; if you prefer a milder version, use a second can of diced green chiles instead.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I would like to say, for the record, I have no idea what "summer squash" is. LoL I assumed it was the yellow squash and that's what I used. The flavor was great, the texture was not. My husband hated it. He ate it a little of it for...
Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole Recipe

22 Reviews for Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

07/13/2012
Anonymous
A Complete Meal!

This recipe is awesome! To make it a complete meal, we added lean ground turkey with a little taco seasoning. It was very delicious and my family couldn't get enough of it. I plan on trying to make-ahead and freeze it for this fall, since the only downside is heating up the kitchen with the oven being on for about an hour.

quick, easy, adaptable, very delicious!
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Anonymous wrote 6 weeks 4 days ago

I just got done making this

I just got done making this for a fundraiser Mexican dinner feeding about 60 people, 4 double batches. It was a big hit and several people asked for the recipe. I'd only made it once before, for family who loved it, but they love tex-mex anything. I wasn't sure how we'll it would do with a crowd, and was quite pleased with how well it went over.

07/10/2012
Anonymous
My new favorite Summer Squash recipe

I really loved this dish. I am not a fan of really spicy foods, so I did skip the green chiles & jalapenos. I did add some salt-free fiesta lime seasoning for some spicy flavor. Also, great without the garnishes.

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06/26/2012
Anonymous
Simple and delicious!

I used about 3 yellow summer squashes and an onion, added corn, black beans, cumin, oregano, chili powder and used only half the amount of jalapenos. I kept the rest of the recipe the same. I also used a mixture of cheddar and mozzarella cheeses. It's delicious! The beans and corn made this a delicious main dish - and It would yummy to dip chips in if I had them (as another reviewers suggested). Really simple good meal!

EASY!!!!
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06/23/2012
Anonymous
Fabuloso squash recipe!

This casserole was fantastic! I halved the recipe but kept the salsa the same. My husband and I loved the squash! I have to add that if you use a salsa that is chunky the casserole does not get too wet. I realize, though, that you may not have as many choices of salsa as I do in San Antonio. Maybe you should try straining some of the liquid off of the salsa first.

Flavor, flavor, flavor!
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08/09/2011
Yum!

We've been inundated with summer squash from our garden and this Tex Mex casserole was a great way to use some of it up! It's cheesy and spicy, and super easy to make! I added some chopped up homemade veggie burgers for more flavor. This is a great recipe you can feel good about using to branch out and be creative with.

Easy to make, flavor-packed, versatile, good way to use summer squash!
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