Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Squash and Apple Bake

My friend Dorothy submitted this recipe to our first GWG Greendale Church cookbook. It's been a favourite of ours for years. Definitely one of those comfort food recipes. It's a good dish to feed to those "fussy about veggies" kids and grandkids (and their elders).



2 lb. squash - I've used butternut, acorn and that yellow and green striped one
2-3 apples
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup chopped pecans (opt.)


Cut the end off the squash and peel. (I use a good potato peeler) Peel and core the apples.
Cut the squash and apples into 1 inch cubes and place in casserole dish.

Combine remaining ingredients except pecans and spread over squash and apples. top with chopped nuts if desired.

Cover with lid or foil and bake for 50-60 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Or you can cook it in the microwave until tender. Either way it makes a wonderful fall sidedish.




9 comments:

  1. I'm so excited to find this blog! You are right in my backyard! Off to Hofstedes for more squash!

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  2. I know that this will be good because it's similar to the yam casserole I make. I bet the apples add a great flavor!

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  3. Oh it does sound really yummy. Thanks for another reason to buy squash while it is in season.

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  4. I have a squash sitting here waiting to be cooked..great recipe to try. Thanks Bev!

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  5. Hmmm...I have that cookbook, but don't recall seeing this recipe in it. I love having pictures...makes me want to try everything! Thanks, Bev.

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  6. oh i have a bunch of squash given to me and now i have another recipe to try. it sounds like a good one. thanks bev!

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  7. Well Bev, I have to say...I have to say...this looks very good indeed. My family are not great squash lovers but with the apple...I am thinking I can change their minds. Thanks for the recipe

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  8. i baked this recipe and added raisens. turned out good. thanks! dave (baptistboyscaneat)

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  9. My sister came to my kitchen this weekend (she doesn't have her own), with a squash and some yams, and a wish to use them in a dish for our Thanksgiving dinner at another sister's home. I checked here for an idea and found this recipe. Only, she had already cut up the veggies and had them boiling, with the peel on. So, when they were cooked, she took off the peel and made up the casserole. We baked it them, for only about 35 minutes. It was delicious! This will be a keeper recipe. Dairymary

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