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VIDEO: Make this crowd-pleasing side dish from Ted's Montana Grill for Thanksgiving

If you're still putting together your Thanksgiving dinner menu, Ted's Montana Grill's Aunt Fannie's squash casserole should make the cut. The savory dish is easy to make and provides a perfect complement to main dishes. Watch Ted's chef Cooper Baldwin prepare it below, and scroll down for the full recipe and more Thanksgiving recipes and ideas.

 

Ingredients

3 pounds sliced yellow squash

2 oz. melted butter

1 oz. melted butter, set aside

1 tablespoon sugar

2 whole eggs, beaten

1/2 cup cracker meal, unseasoned

1/4 cracker meal, unseasoned, set aside

 

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Recipe:

  • Cut both ends off of the squash and cut length-wise. Cut into ½” slices.
  • Bring pot of water to boil and add a pinch of salt, then add squash and allow to simmer for 3 minutes or until tender
  • Drain and cool squash
  • In a bowl, add the butter, sugar, salt, pepper eggs and cracker meal. Mix together all ingredients thoroughly and add in the cooled squash. Mix until fully blended together
  • Lightly butter or use non-stick cooking spray to a 8”x8” cooking dish
  • Sprinkle ¼ cup of cracker meal over the squash mixture and ladle 1 oz. of butter on top of the casserole
  • Baked uncovered in a 325°F oven until the internal temperature reached 165°F and golden brown crust is achieved. Approximate cooking time is 25-30 minutes

 

 

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