Rating: 4 stars
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Are they squash? Are they nachos? These easy, cheesy nacho-style broiled squash slices ("squachos"), which use just 1 pan and 4 ingredients, are the best of both words. Panko breadcrumbs are essential here, as they give the squachos their crunchiness. 

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2016


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler to high.

  • Coat a foil-lined baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange squash in a single layer on pan; sprinkle evenly with cheese and panko. Broil 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese melts and squash begins to brown. Remove pan from oven; sprinkle with chives, salt, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

86 calories; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 15mg; iron 1mg; sodium 213mg; calcium 120mg; sugars 3g.