Stuffed Summer Squash

Bushel basket of summer squash
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
121 Calories
6g Fat
14g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 301mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 430mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Delicious and easy stuffed yellow squash filled with sausage, onion, and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. The perfect dish to use up the abundance of summer squash from your garden. 

The squash is boiled, then split lengthwise and stuffed for a delectable and tasty meal. It can be eaten alone or grouped with some sliced tomatoes or a garden salad for dinner.


  • 4 medium yellow squash

  • 4 ounces fresh sausage

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • Salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 2 slices fresh bread, crumbled

  • Seasoned salt, to taste

  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Boil squash whole until just tender; about 6 minutes.

  3. Drain and carefully split the squash lengthwise.

  4. Using a spoon, scoop out pulp, taking care not to break the outer shells.

  5. Set pulp aside. Place squash shells in a baking dish.

  6. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook sausage with onion. Add salt and pepper to taste; remove from heat.

  7. Add squash pulp, breadcrumbs, and seasoned salt. Add a little water if the mixture is too dry.

  8. Stuff squash shells with the sausage mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  9. Bake at 375 F for 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and browned.