squash casserole(like black eyed pea restaurant)

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Susan Din
from Houston, TX

Even if you don't like yellow squash, you've got to try this. It almost tastes like fresh sweet corn! This is a copycat recipe of the Black Eyed Pea Restaurant's squash casserole. They are well known for their southern country veggies!

serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For squash casserole(like black eyed pea restaurant)

  • 5 lb
    medium yellow summer squash, cleaned and cut into 2" lengths
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 c
    soft bread crumbs(crumble a few slices of bread/rolls in a food processor)
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • BREADCRUMB TOPPING
  • 1/2 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
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How To Make squash casserole(like black eyed pea restaurant)

  • 1
    Cut tips off squash and cut each squash into 3 or 4 pieces. Drop squash and chopped onion into a large saucepan with enough boiling water to cover. Return to boil, reduce heat and cook until tender. Drain well in colander and mash, allowing excess liquid to drain.
  • 2
    Combine with beaten eggs, 1-cup breadcrumbs, butter, sugar, salt, onion, and pepper. Turn into a greased 3-quart casserole.
  • 3
    Toss remaining bread crumbs with melted butter and sprinkle over top of casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, until lightly browned.

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