Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Summer Squash Casserole

1 12 ou. bacon, fried and crumbled
1/3 c bacon grease
1/4 c water
1 whole onion, chopped
6-8 medium squash, chopped (combine yellow squash with zucchini for color)
1 cup cheddar
1 can cream soup (homemade recipe below)
1 cup panko
1 T butter, melted

Fry bacon and remove to drain reserving bacon grease. Fry onion, add squash and water and turn down to med-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until soft. Cook down juices on low boil until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup.

Add cream of chicken soup to 1 cup cheddar and stir until combined. Fold in squash. Top with bacon crumbles. Toss panko with melted butter and sprinkle on top.

Bake 350 for 30 minutes.

Cream soup

2 T butter
3 T flour
1 bouillon cube, crushed
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup milk

Melt butter. Whisk in flour and let come to a bubble. Add spices of choice (garlic powder, pepper, basil. . .depending on taste). Whisk in bouillon, water and milk. Stir until smooth.

Born and raised in Manassas, Virginia, S. Dionne Moore moved to Greencastle, PA in 1993, then to Mercersburg in 2008. Moore enjoys life in the historically rich Cumberland Valley where traffic jams are a thing of the past and there are only two stoplights in the whole town.
Moore is author of the LaTisha Barnhart Mystery series as well as new historical romance release "A Heartbeat Away."

1 comment:

  1. Oh, Sandy. I wish I had some right now with some sweet iced tea.

    Deborah Malone
    "Death in Dahlonega"
    "Murder in Marietta"