Summer brings long days, beautiful sunshine, replenishing rain, and amazingly delicious vegetables. I used dried parsley and oregano but you can substitute fresh if you have some on hand.
This dish really is great as a main with a side salad for a delicious and fulfilling dinner or, if you are super hungry, you can always mix it with pasta, rice, or as a bruschetta.
The Parmesan shreds are optional, but I highly recommend using them!
I came across a recipe yesterday that I used as a template for this one. The original, in my opinion, lacked imagination and a variety of flavor levels.
It comes together in about 20 minutes, along with the 35-minute cooking time, (5 minutes for sauteeing vegetables, 30 minutes for baking) which means dinner will be ready in less than 1 hour.
When putting the casserole together, I recommend using a 9×13″ glass baking pan and cutting one of the corn tortillas in half to fill open spaces on the bottom layer. I started by placing 3 of the tortillas in a row, filling the second row with two, and placing the two halves on each side to fill the entire bottom of the baking pan.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me in the comments section or send me an email.
This is my husband’s absolute favorite dish! If it were up to him, we would have it every other night.
It is super simple to make and is great as a main or side dish. Zucchini & Crooked Neck (Summer) Squash vary in size so the best way to tell if you have enough, or too much, is to make sure each layer completely lines the casserole dish.