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Butternut Squash Casserole

Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 2-inch cubes (about 1 3/4 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted and divided
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh soft breadcrumbs

How to Make It

  1. Bring squash and water to cover to a boil; cook 30 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; drain. Mash until smooth.

  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet. Add onion and garlic; saute 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in squash, 2 tablespoons butter, eggs, and next 3 ingredients. Fold in cranberries. Spoon into lightly greased 1-quart baking dish.

  3. Combine breadcrumbs and remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle over casserole.

  4. Bake at 375° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until set and golden.