COME W/ME 2 THE CALABASA CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

Come W/me 2 The Calabasa Casserole (sallye)

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make COME W/ME 2 THE CALABASA CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

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.

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About COME W/ME 2 THE CALABASA CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Healthy



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