Bloomin’ Squash Casserole

While my yellow squash from the garden hasn’t faired too well this Summer so far, there are plenty of friends w/ gardens and an abundance of yellow squash so all is not lost! This is a tasty and healthy recipe for yellow or zucchini squash.

Bloomin' Squash Cassrole


  • 3 medium yellow squash
  • 1 medium Vidalia onion
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • Additional salt & pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Spray small round casserole dish w/ olive oil spray
  • Slice squash 1/2" thick, use mandolin (if available), place in bowl
  • Spray w/ olive oil spray, add garlic, salt, pepper and any other spices and mix well
  • Position squash, edge up, around the entire diameter of the casserole dish, leaving center open
  • Trim ends off onion and remove outer skin, cut in half, but don't allow knife to complete the cut all the way through so bottom is in tact
  • Continue this 6-7 more times to reduce the "slices" of the onion
  • Pickup and place in the center of the casserole
  • Spray w/ olive oil spray
  • Distribute breadcrumbs and cheese evenly over the squash and onion, add additional salt/pepper
  • Place in oven, uncovered, for approximately 40 minutes until browned
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