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Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash

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Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash is a delicious, gluten free, low carb side dish! Made with squash, cheddar cheese, bacon and seasoning and topped with sour cream.

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash is well, just what it sounds like. It is cheese and bacon smothered squash.

Now doesn’t that sound wonderful? It is! 🙂

Add some sour cream and some sliced green onions when serving and it is a amazing side dish.

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash

This recipe is adapted from delish.com’s Loaded Zucchini Skins. The skins were just really hard and we didn’t like that at all so I made some changes. Now we think it is just right. 🙂 

There is so much you can do with squash! And it is a good thing because if you have a garden, or your neighbor has a garden, or your parents have a garden. . . you get the idea.

It is wonderfully prolific stuff! And that is OK because there is so much you can do with it! 

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Ingredients:

ingredients for Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash

cooked and crumbled bacon

yellow squash or zucchini

olive oil

garlic powder

onion powder

Salt and pepper to taste

shredded cheddar cheese

Serve with sour cream and some sliced green onions.

Directions:

Peel squash and use a spoon to remove seeds.

scooping seeds from squash

Slice into about half inch slices.

squash cut into half rings

Put squash into a baking pan.

Coat slices with olive oil.

adding olive oil to squash rings

Combine garlic powder, onion power, salt and pepper and sprinkle on all sides of squash slices.

adding seasoning to squash rings

Bake in a preheated 400* oven until tender, about 25 minutes.

squash rings in baking pan

Top squash with cheese and bacon.

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash ready to go into the oven

Bake another 10 minutes or so until the cheese is bubbly.

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash just out of the oven

Serve with sour cream.

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash on plate

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Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Cheesy Bacon Baked Squash is a delicious, gluten free, low carb side dish! Made with squash, cheddar cheese, bacon and seasoning and topped with sour cream.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup cooked and crumbled bacon
  • 2 lb yellow squash or zucchini
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

    1. Peel squash and use a spoon to remove seeds.
    2. Slice into about half inch slices.
    3. Put squash into a baking pan.
    4. Coat slices with olive oil.
    5. Combine garlic powder, onion power, salt and pepper and sprinkle on all sides of squash slices.
    6. Bake in a preheated 400* oven until tender, about 25 minutes.
    7. Top squash with cheese and bacon.
    8. Bake another 10 minutes or so until the cheese is bubbly.
    9. Serve with sour cream.

Notes

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Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 233Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 42mgSodium 609mgCarbohydrates 7gNet Carbohydrates 5gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 14g

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