Friday, June 15, 2012

Summer's Bounty

I've recently returned from a visit with my parents.
My Dad's garden is already producing squash
and he loaded me up for my trip home!

This recipe appeared a few years ago in

Summer Squash Casserole
(Serves 8)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cut 1 1/2 lbs. yellow squash and 1 lb. zucchini into
1/4-inch thick slices.

Place in a Dutch oven with 1 small sweet onion, chopped,
2t. salt, and water to cover.
Bring to a boil over medium high heat,
and cook 5 minutes;
drain well.

Stir together
1c. grated carrots
1 (10 3/4-oz.) can cream of chicken soup
1 (8 oz.) container sour cream
1 (8 oz.) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1/2t. salt

Fold in squash mixture.
In another bowl mix
1 (8 oz.) pkg. herb-seasoned stuffing mix
1/2c. butter, melted.
Layer half of this in the bottom of a
lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Spoon squash mixture over stuffing mixture,
top with remaining stuffing mixture.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes,
or until bubbly and golden brown,
shielding with aluminum foil after 20 to 25 minutes
to prevent excessive browning, if necessary.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

I served it with grilled chicken and

Bon appetit! and happy weekend!


Linda Chapman said...

Oh, my mouth is WATERING!!! Such beautiful photos!! Sounds like a great recipe....thanks for sharing it!

NanaDiana said...

WOW! Those are great pictures. It is really hard to photograph food and have it look that good- xo Diana

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I'm trying to come up with different recipes for ours that is pouring in, too. This looks really good.

Privet and Holly said...

This looks simply
delicious, Susan!
My dad also grows
squash so I will be
sure to tuck in this
recipe when we head
west later in the summer.
Hope you are enjoying
your June and thanks
for the recipe!

xo Suzanne

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Susan, this recipe looks DIVINE!! Thank you so much for sharing it AND the book review. I think I am going to have to try an audio book.... to go along with the knitting. ;) blessings ~ tanna

vicki said...

Susan- why have I never seen this recipe before??? I'm making this when squash comes in for sure! Looks delish-- you always share the best recipes!

❁Velma ~Down Our Country Road❁ said...

Years ago, I had a friend who shared a very similar recipe with me and it was really, really good but I don't remember the shredded carrots and water chestnuts. I'll have to try this again some time. Yum!

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