Herbed Summer Squash and Potato Torte with Parmesan

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Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

An unsual side dish or main dish for a light luncheon. I imagine you can substitute zucchini for the yellow crookneck squash.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Butter 2 8-inch diameter cake pans.
  3. Set aside 1/4 cup sliced green onions.
  4. Toss remaining green onions, cheese, flour thyme, salt and pepper in medium bowl to blend.
  5. Layer 1/6 of potatoes in concentric circles in bottom of 1 prepared pan, overlapping slightly.
  6. Layer 1/4 of squash in concentric circles atop potatoes.
  7. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil.
  8. sprinkle with 1/6 of cheese mixture.
  9. Repeat with 1/6 of potatoes, then 1/4 of squash and 1 teaspoon oil.
  10. Sprinkle with 1/6 of cheese mixture.
  11. Top with 1/6 of potatoes.
  12. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil.
  13. Sprinkle with 1/6 of cheese mixture and press gently to flatten.
  14. Repeat procedure with second cake pan and remaining potatoes, squash, oil, and cheese mixture.
  15. Cover pans with foil.
  16. Bake until potatoes are almost tender, about 40 minutes.
  17. Remove foil, bake uncovered until tortes begin to brown and potatoes are tender, about 25 minutes longer.
  18. Cut each torte into wedges.
  19. sprinkle wedges with 1/4 cup green onions and serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

I actually found this recipe on another website and was going to post it on zaar, but did a quick search and here it is! Now I have the nutritional info! Anyhow--this is a fantastic recipe...only a couple suggestions--up the cheese by about 1/2 cup and you'll probably need a full pound of yellow squash. Oh, and I just had this for lunch--it reheats so well!

4 5

Yooper, how do you keep finding these? This was really good! I halved the recipe for the two of us. I didn't have any thyme so I used fresh dried sage. Mine wouldn't stay in the wedges, it just kind of fell apart but when it tastes this yummy, who cares!?! I will definately make this many,many more times. Thanks