Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Country Club Squash

As I have mentioned before, my Southern Living Cookbook is my favorite.  It is stained with bacon grease that popped out of the frying pan and pancake batter that splashed out of my mixer.  It is dirty and gross and I love it.  The recipe I am sharing today is from that cookbook. 

Growing up, I hated squash.  Funny how things change.  Now, I love squash and zuchini and will eat it just about any way you cook it.  But, this is one of my favorite recipes.  I made it at my Mom's for the 4th to go along with that awesome port tenderloin and Jamie's version of Crash Hot Potatoes (which totally rock) as well as Mom's Broccoli Casserole and Hot Corn.  YUM!

Country Club Squash


2 lbs yellow squash, sliced

1/4 cup onion, chopped

1/2 cup water (I skip the water since the squash holds so much water.  I've never missed it.)

1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon dried basil

1 cup soft breadcrumbs

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted

1/2 teaspoon paprika

8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled


Cook squash and onion in 1/2 c boiling water until tender; drain and mash.

Combine squash with sour cream, salt, pepper, and basil. Pour into a greased 2 quart casserole.

Combine breadcrumbs,cheese, butter, and paprika. Sprinkle over squash mixture. Top with bacon.

Bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes.

It doesn't look so appetizing, but it's really very good.

I'm linking up to Tasty Tuesday at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam and Tempt My Tummy Tuesday at Blessed With Grace.


  1. Oh sure! Add bacon, cheese, butter and sour cream and it's BOUND to be good! Just kidding, it DOES look delicious!! I'd love to make this for a crowd!

  2. I only liked cucumbers growing up! Turns out my mom overcooked vegetables so I didn't like them.

    Now I am lost if I don't have spaghetti squash or baby spinach in the house!

    Sounds like you had a great weekend!

  3. I love squash and need to try this recipe SOON!! Looks great :)


  4. I'm giggling at the first comment.
    She's right, of course! Paula Deen has made a fortune off of that concept.

    BUT... this looks delicious! I have not tried one with sour cream. I think that would be the secret ingredient to make it yummy. I love Southern Living recipes.

  5. Looks like a great recipe! Love the name of your blog. Thanks for stopping by and visiting Coupon Cookin'. Have a great weekend!

  6. Hey Tanya, I don't like squash...but I would totally try that...it looks yummy! And yes, my doctors appointments were really good and so was my blood work! I was/am happy! Thanks for asking friend! Love ya muchly!

  7. I love squash, so I will definitely be trying this!

    Thanks for visiting my blog :) I'm now a follower!