Is your garden overflowing with summer produce? This stuffed yellow squash makes a good summer side dish or frugal vegetarian meal! It’s super easy to make.
Recently, we were given a plethora of garden-fresh squash, and Eric came up with this delicious recipe to use some of them. This would be a great main for your next vegetarian meal. We had a cucumber-tomato-vinegar salad on the side. Even without having free produce to work with, this is a very frugal meal, and is quite filling.
P.S. Get a printable summer produce guide here, to help you eat seasonally!
Stuffed Yellow Squash
This stuffed yellow squash makes a good summer side dish or frugal vegetarian meal!
- 3 large yellow summer squash
- 1 cup uncooked rice
- 1 1/2 cups cooked kidney beans
- 3 small tomatoes, chopped
- sea salt
- grated cheese (any kind)
- chili powder
Cook the rice according to the package directions. In another pot, boil the squash whole until slightly tender.
Cut the squash in half lengthwise, and gently scoop about half of the inner flesh into a bowl.
Stir in the cooked rice, kidney beans, tomatoes and a few dashes of salt.
Lay the squash skin-side down in a baking pan, and spoon the stuffing mixture into each. Top with cheese and sprinkle with cumin and chili. Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes, until heated through.