Sunday, August 10, 2008

ITALIAN SQUASH PIE

ITALIAN SQUASH PIE

4 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 pounds yellow summer squash, sliced thin, 7 medium *
Small onion, sliced or chopped, 2.5 ounces
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
8 ounces Monterey jack cheese, shredded
2 eggs
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Sauté the squash, onion and garlic in the butter in a large skillet until tender and slightly browned. Sprinkle in the seasonings while cooking the squash. Put the squash mixture in a greased 10-inch quiche pan; mix in the cheese and parsley. Whisk the eggs and cream in a small bowl; whisk in the mustard. Pour the egg mixture over the squash; mix in gently. Bake at 375º for 25 minutes. Let stand a few minutes before cutting.

Makes 6-8 servings
Freezing not recommended

* Or zucchini

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