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Squash Casserole

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  Acorn squash 6 Pound (About 4 Medium)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into pieces
  Canned applesauce 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Instant minced onion 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Crumbled shredded wheat cereal 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (2 Large Biscuits)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red pepper sauce 7 Drop

Halve each squash lengthwise.
Scoop out seeds and fibers.
Place 3 pounds of squash on baking sheet; cover with plastic wrap.
Microwave at High 8 to 11 minutes, or until squash is fork tender, rearranging 1 or 2 times.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Repeat with remaining squash.
Scoop squash from skin into large mixing bowl.
Blend in butter with electric mixer until squash is smooth and butter melts.
Blend in applesauce, minced onion, salt and allspice.
Spoon into two freezer containers.
Label and freeze no longer than 3 months.
For topping, place butter in small bowl.
Microwave at High 30 to 45 seconds, or until butter melts.
Stir in cereal, salt and red pepper sauce.
Spoon into two freezer containers.
Label and freeze no longer than 3 months.
To serve, remove squash from one container and place in 1 1/2-qt casserole.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave at High 10 to 15 minutes, or until hot, breaking apart and stirring 2 or 3 times.
Sprinkle with cereal topping from one container.
Microwave at High 1 minute.
Let stand 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
8 Minutes
Ready In: 
23 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 721 Calories from Fat 247

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.4%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 71.2 mg23.7%

Sodium 877.8 mg36.6%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g40.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.2 g64.9%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 10 g20.2%

Vitamin A 67.3% Vitamin C 165.5%

Calcium 26.1% Iron 35.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Squash Casserole Recipe