Southern Squash w/attitude

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jen Smallwood
from Tamarac, FL

this is my updated version of my mothers' southern squash casserole

serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    summer squash, diced (zucchini & yellow squash)
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1
    (4oz) can diced green chilies, optional
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    shedded monterey jack cheese
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 c
    cottage cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped chives - optional
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • NOTE:
  • i have used a combination of pepper jack, cheddar and monterey, with great results
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How To Make

  • 1
    Place squash, onion and butter in a big enough saucepan and saute until tender; but still crisp. Fold in chilies, flour, salt and pepper. Place in a greased 2-quart baking dish; sprinkle with Monterey cheese. Combine egg, cottage cheese, parsley and chives. Layer over Monterey cheese, sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake uncovered at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes until heated through.
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