Cheesy Fried Squash

Cheesy Fried Squash


"Just a recipe I came up with while trying different ways to cook squash."


1 h 5 m servings 537 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 537 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 37.7 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 44g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 330 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place squash in a large bowl and pour in creamy salad dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Remove squash from refrigerator and sprinkle in the parmesan cheese; mix to coat well. Stir in the flour, coating well.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Carefully place squash in oil and fry until lightly browned. Turn once, and add onions. Fry until squash is browned on both sides. Using a slotted spoon, transfer squash and onions to paper towels to drain.
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  1. 16 Ratings


I had a craving for fried squash and I was happy to come across this recipe. Frying squash is a popular way to prepare squash in the South, albeit not the healthiest way! To make it a little bit...

I omitted the onion because I was pressed for time, and instead of salad dressing I used buttermilk, and the results were wonderful! I also added a little finely shredded Colby/Jack cheese to th...

i liked the way the miracle whip sticks to the squash. i followed the directions but used salted cornmeal instead of flour. my husband loved them because the salt gave it the flavor it needed.

Very good recipe! Even my kids liked it. Only four starts because I, too, would like a less clumpy coating. I will dip them in flour next time rather than mix it in.

Not bad, but I think I would prefer it baked instead. Next time I'll substitute bread crumbs or cracker crumbs for the flour as well. I thought the onions were a nice touch though. The kids didn...

Not bad, but it needs seasoning. I found the flour mixture to be bland.

Delicious!! I also followed reviewers suggestions of dipping in flour seperatly rather than mixing it in, I added a little onion powder and garlic powder, plus some good ole salt and pepper to t...

WONDERFUL!!! My husband now LOVES Squash and Zucinni. :-) I did take the advise of others and not put the flour in the mixture before frying. It was WONDERFUL!!!

Very good made tons. I would cut recipe in half...there are five people in our family and we used half. The only thing I did differently, was to let the squash have more time to dr...