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"Three Dollar Cafe" Squash Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pam Dymmek
Added: Monday, February 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 medium yellow squash, cut into 1/4 in. slices
2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 in. slices.
1 1/2 c. water
1 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. melted butter
2 large eggs
2 tbsp. sugar
salt & pepper to taste
1 tbsp. liquid chicken base
1 1/2 c. Panko or regular seasoned bread crumbs
1 1/2 c. grated Cheddar cheese
3/4 c. or 10 slices of American cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease a 9x13 casserole dish. In large pot, add squash and water. Cook 20 minutes or until squash is tender.
Drain. In medium skillet, saute the onion in the melted butter until tender. Combine the onion and squash. Add beaten eggs to squash mixture. Add sugar, salt, chicken base, bread crumbs, S&P and cheddar cheese. Pour into casserole dish and top with American cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until top is lightly browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The "Three Dollar Cafe" in Atlanta was the sight of many memorable gatherings of the Spencer/Yost/Chaffin families and their friends. In addition to serving the best chicken wings in the USA, the squash casserole was a family favorite as well.

 

 

 

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