It’s Summertime … sharing one of my fav garden casseroles by Judith Briles

JB’s Summer Squash Casserole


My little garden is happily doing its thing. Squash, snow peas, watermelon, peppers. Tonight I have several neighbors over for a casual fish BBQ on the upper deck. Along with it will be a white wine, salad and a favorite summer squash casserole. Since it always gets raves, it’s easy peasy to do, as in prep of around 5 minutes, I thought I would do a shift from all the publishing how to, and share with you.

This is one of those that I never measure anything—just lots of what you like—zucchini (or yellow or crooked neck squash) and tomatoes are the primary ingredients. Perfect for any summer dinner side dish—always gets a “pass the dish for more” requests.

Zucchini or Summer Squash – sliced or big chops ( you can mix them as well).
Cheddar cheese – shredded be generous.
Onion – yellow or white, diced I use a whole one.
Tomato – diced you can use whole of if you plenty or reach for the can of diced.  I often use 2 cans.
Olives – black, drain a can, cut in half.

OK … now, I mix it all up with my hands. Add more cheese on top.


Bake at 350 until done —Great reheated the next day.


Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and author of 37 multi-award books. She’s guided over 1,000 authors in creating their books, earned in excess of $3,000,000 in speaking fees based on her books and gathered over $2,000,000 in onsite book sales at her speaking gigs. Her book, How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech flips a difficult topic into a simple and easily comprehensible plan. If you want to get into speaking, this is the guide that will be the game-changer to success. And, if you want to know more about Judith’s life, her book of “hope” is When God Says NO-Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present. You can get it HERE

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