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Baked Squash Like Dixie Cafe's

Submitted by: | Source: A community cookbook, Saline Co., AR

2011-05-12 Other
5 3

Tasty veggie dish. If you like to eat out at Dixie Cafe, you'll like this one.

Ingredients:

5 lbs Medium Yellow Crooked-neck Squash
2 Beaten Eggs
1½ cups Bread Crumbs, divided 1 : ½
2 Tbsp Chopped Onions
1 stick Softened Butter
¼ cup Sugar
Salt, to taste
dash Ground Black Pepper
Optional:
1 - 1½ cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
(personally, i think the cheese is needed
Also Optional:
1 Diced Jalapeno Pepper

Directions:

Trim squash and cut into large pieces. Drop into a large sauce pan with enough boiling water to cover. Return to a boil, reduce heat and cook until tender. Drain in a colander and then mash. In a large mixing bowl combine the squash with the eggs, the 1 cup of bread crumbs, onion, butter, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Add cheese and jalapeno pepper if desired. Turn into a 3 quart lightly greased casserole dish. Cover lightly with 1/2 cup of bread crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees until lightly browned.