Category Archives: Side Dishes

Butternut Squash Bake

Standard

Ingredients 

1 Small butternut squash,
          peeled, seeded and cubed (about 2 cups)
½ cup regular mayonnaise
½ cup finely chopped onion
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup Italian bread crumbs (or crushed saltines)
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

 Directions

Place squash in sacucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until very tender. Drain well and place in a large bowl; mash squash. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise, onion, egg, sugar, salt and pepper; add to the squash and mix well. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. Baking dish. Combine the cracker crumbs, cheese and butter; sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until heated through and top is golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.

(Taste of Home, Oct/Nov 1999, p. 32)