World's Best Squash Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 2 TBSP butter, melted
  • 1 and 1/4 cups round buttery cracker crumbs, divided
  • 1- 1/2 cups (6 oz) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 jar (2 oz) diced pimiento, drained
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine squash and enough water to cover in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until squash is tender. Drain well and mash slightly. Set aside.
  2. Saute onion in butter until tender. Combine onion, squash, 3/4 cup cracker crumbs, cheese and remaining 5 ingredients.
  3. Spoon into a lightly greased 2-quart casserole or an 11 x 7 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cracker crumbs.
  4. Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Yield: 6 servings