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two squash casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Teena Mathis
Harlingen, TX

I love when squash is ready in our little garden! I have quite a few go to recipes, this is one I really like. Again, I got this recipe in Louisiana. Did I say I was from Texas!!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For two squash casserole

  • 1 lb
    yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 lb
    zucchini squash, sliced
  • 1
    onion medium, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce 8 oz.
  • 1 can
    green chiles diced 4 oz.
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp
  • italian bread crumbs

How To Make two squash casserole

  • 1
    Cook yellow squash and zucchini separately in small amount of water for 5 minutes, drain well. Saute onion in bacon drippings until tender but not brown. Combine tomato sauce, chiles and salt, stir well.
  • 2
    Place yellow squash in 1 1/2 quart deep casserole, add onion spreading evenly, pour half of sauce over onion, add zucchini and pour remaining sauce over top.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with cheese and top with breadcrumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until bubbly.
  • 4
    Note: Sometimes I do not add breadcrumbs, it is good either way.