Come W/me 2 The Calabasa Casserole (sallye) Recipe

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COME W/ME 2 THE CALABASA CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This is another dish that lends itself well to "toting" either to a family gathering or a potluck dinner.

Casabah is a milder tasting squash than zucchini but you can substitute zucchini in this dish with good results.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 medium
calabasa (mexican) squash
1 large
white onion
1 medium
jalapeno pepper
1 can(s)
fire roasted petite diced tomatoes
1 clove
garlic
1 c
fiesta or mexican blend grated cheese
1/2 c
sour cream
dash(es)
paprika
salt & pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325º

Peel and quarter onion
Peel garlic clove and cut in half
De-seed and de-vein jalapeno pepper and cut in half
2
Cut squash into very thin slices into microwave safe bowl.

Season with salt, pepper and paprika, add 1 teaspoon oil and place in microwave covered with paper towel or paper plate for 4 minutes
3
While squash is cooking, place onion, garlic, jalapeno in food processor and pulse until finely chopped
4
Heat remaining oil to medium high in heavy skillet.

Transfer cooked squash and chopped vegetables to skillet and saute for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid burning
5
Add tomatoes (including juice)

Turn heat down and simmer for 15 minutes

Remove from heat and add sour cream and cheese

Mix well and transfer to 9" x 13" baking dish

Bake at 325º for 15 minutes uncovered

If desired, sprinkle more cheese over mixture and cook until cheese is browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Healthy