Summer Squash and Chorizo Cheese Toast

Summer Squash and Chorizo Cheese Toast
Prep Time BG 20

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Cook Time BG 2

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Serving BG 4



Recipe by Bold with Butter


  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 red onion, peeled and shaved into thin slices
  • 8 ounces ground pork chorizo
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread or french bread baguette
  • 1/2 medium yellow squash, shaved into 2 1/2 to 3-inch lengths 
  • 1/2 medium green zucchini, shaved into 2 1/2 to 3-inch lengths
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 2 cups aged gouda
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh thyme leaves


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large sauté pan over medium heat. Add shaved red onion and cook 2-3 minutes or until limp and transparent. Transfer to bowl and set aside. 
  2. In same pan, cook chorizo until cooked through, breaking up into small pieces. Drain on plate covered with paper towels.
  3. Split ciabatta loaf in half. Spread each half with 2 tablespoons butter (4 tablespoons total), then sprinkle evenly with garlic salt. Top bread evenly with Gouda, then add cooked chorizo. Top with squash shavings and cooked onion. Season with kosher salt and pepper. Broil in oven until cheese melts. Slice into individual pieces and garnish with fresh thyme leaves and serve.
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