Yellow Squash Casserole

  • goldie178 Posted: 12/22/09
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    I served this dish for a change of pace on Thanksgiving....It was a huge hit. I have had several requests to make it again for our family Christmas dinner. I have a feeling I have started a new holiday tradition.

  • No Longer Registered Posted: 07/18/10
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    I was a bit skeptical of this recipe but was pleasantly surprised by the end result. I must admit that I halved the recipe but used all 6 ounces of the turkey sausage making it a hearty main dish. Also substituted panko for the fresh bread crumbs as others suggested. I was most impressed with the yellow squash which maintained its crisp tender integrity despite being nuked and then baked. Looking forward to making it again for family and friends.

  • JuliannK Posted: 08/25/10
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    Outstanding! This was easy and good - I just used one large pork sausage that I had in my fridge... Delicious!! I'll put it this way - it tastes guilty...

  • JessieSalem0423 Posted: 05/11/11
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    Upped the sausage to 5 links and used panko on the top. It turned out great an made an excellent main dish.

  • GayleR Posted: 07/17/11
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    We didn't care for this casserole, but perhaps in part because of substitutions. I omitted the garlic and used sweet sausage (all my grocer had) and mozzarella.

  • AshleyEvans Posted: 09/09/11
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    The taste was good; however, I don't know what happened with my squash. I cooked it as directed (in the microwave and then in the casserole) and the skin was grossly crunchy/waxy. It was completely inedible. Short of skinning the squash prior to slicing it, I don't know how to solve this issue. The sauce was good and it tasted good if you were willing to pick out the squash and nibble around the skin...

  • EllenDeller Posted: 11/08/11
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    I steamed the squash (less water retention) and added sauteed jalapenos and mushrooms. I've made this w/o the meat or with vegetarian sausage crumbles and it's still good. Served with Canadian bacon, roasted potatoes, and spinach salad.

  • Renee5732 Posted: 08/12/14
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    A wonderful dish, perfect for using up all the squash in my garden! I used 8 oz sausage as it was a main dish, sharp cheddar and monetary jack for the provolone, and panko for the breadcrumbs. I would add less panko next time, especially on the top- but maybe it was because I baked it in a large square dish instead of a casserole dish. Also the panko on top did not get browned and crunchy even though the dish was near the top of the oven so I broiled it for a few minutes. Everyone loved it though!

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