Dixie Cafe's Baked Squash
Submitted by: cajunfoodluver | Source: A local Restaurant that closed years ago
- Servings: 10
- Prep Time: 10 min
- Cook Time: Abt 30 min
- Total Time: Abt 40 min
|5 lbs||Medium Yellow Squash|
|1 cup||Breadcrumbs, plus extra for topping|
|2 Tbsp||Chopped Onion|
|1½ cup||Cheddar Cheese|
|Salt & Pepper, to taste|
Wash & trim squash and cut into large chunks. Place in a large saucepan with enough boiling water to cover. Return to boiling, reduce heat and cook until tender (abt 10 min). Drain then mash.
In a large mixing bowl, combine squash, eggs, 1 C breadcrumbs, onion, butter, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour into a greased (or sprayed) 3 QT casserole dish and sprinkle with cheese and remaining breadcrumbs.
Bake @ 350 degrees until lightly browned (abt 15 minutes.
*note: you can also add 1 LB browned groung beef or sausage to make this a nice meal. Another variation is to add 1 jalapeno pepper with the cheese-no meat.