Parmesan-Crusted Summer Squash

Parmesan-Crusted Summer Squash

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Ingredients

4 small yellow summer squash, trimmed and cut at a slight angle into 1 1/2-inch pices
2 tbsp evoo, plus more to taste
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, plus more as needed
lemon wedges
fleur de sel or other coarse sea salt
freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Set a wire rack over a rimmed baking sheet.
 
In a large bowl, gently toss the squash, oil and salt until the squash is evenly coated.  Arrange the squash in a single layer on the rack, spacing the pieces at least 1/2-inch apart.  Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the squash - each piece should have a generous coating.
 
Roast until the cheese is golden brown and the edges of the quash are also golden brown, about 16-18 minutes.  Remove from the oven and let the squash cool on the rack for 10 minutes.
 
Use a spatula to transfer the squash to a serving dish.  Squeeze lemon juice over the top, then drizzle with additional evoo.  Season with fleur de sel (if necessary - we thought the squash was already salty enough so you might want to taste it first) and pepper.  
 

Serve immediately.