"Grilled" Summer Squash in the oven

10:14:00 PM

This past week, it was so very hot here I had planned to make dinner completely on the grill. The problem was when we got home from work, it was so blazing hot that my grill master (aka my husband) balked at the idea of firing up the grill. I couldn't stand the thought of sauteing the vegetables in an open pan. So on to plan b--putting everything in the oven. This is based on what I would have done on the grill.

"Grilled" Summer Squash...In The Oven


3-4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 McCormick Salad Supreme seasoning
Salt and Pepper to taste
2-3 summer squash

Preheat oven to 375. Wash squash and cut off the ends. Slice squash lengthwise in 1/4 inch slices.


 In a small mixing bowl, whisk together seasoning and olive oil.


Take each slice of squash and brush oil mixture on with a pastry brush.



 Place each slice on a cooling rack placed on top of a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until tender and browning at the edges.



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12 comments

  1. Yum! I've got to try this one. I'm hosting a linky party "One Creative Weekend" at OneCreativeMommy.com. I'd love for you to visit and link up this idea and/or anything else you'd like to share.

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  2. Love summer squash! That looks good.

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  3. This is such a great idea, and it looks delicious!

    I would love it if you would share this at my new Smart Solutions linky party. You can link up here:

    http://theprudentpantryblog.blogspot.com/2012/07/prudent-projects-smart-solutions-linky_13.html

    Have a great day!

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  4. We have tons of squash from the garden right now. Thanks for a great recipe!! -Marci

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  5. Yum! And so healthy. My hubby isn't always up for grilling either, and if I'm turning on the oven, everything is going in there! Thanks for a great recipe, Cheers, Andrea

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  6. This looks like something I get at one of my favorite restaurants. I am definately going to have to try it :)

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  7. mmmm just made a similar version of this YESTERDAY with the first two summer squash from our brand new raised bed gardens - YUMMO!!

    love the idea of doing it in the oven!

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  8. Oh my! I am a HUGE squash lover and definitely trying this! Thanks for sharing =)

    Visiting from Not Just A Housewife

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  9. Great use of squash. . I found this through Turning the Clock Back's What's Cooking Wednesday. I have linked in an attempt at meatballs. Have a lovely week.

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  10. Thanks so much for linking up at One Creative Weekend! I can’t wait to see what you link up this week.

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  11. Ph this is great!
    I've just bought a few squashes and wasn't sure how to make them
    Now I know.
    Thanks!

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