Side Dishes

Easy Zucchini and Squash Gratin

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You can never have too many zucchini recipes at this time of year, right?! With layers of zucchini, summer squash, tomatoes, herbs, and Parmesan cheese, this Easy Zucchini and Squash Gratin is a healthy, clean eating side dish to enjoy for the season!

6
¾ lb. zucchini
¾ lb. yellow summer squash
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
½ teaspoon minced garlic
½ cup finely-diced onion
1 cup canned unsalted crushed plum tomatoes in juice
1 tablespoon fresh basil
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a medium-sized baking dish with cooking spray and set aside (I used a deep 5-inch by 9-inch dish, but a 7x11-inch dish or anything similar in size will work well). Slice...
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Nutritions

Calories
78

Sodium
320mg
13% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
0.8g
3% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
4
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV