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Summer Squash Au Gratin

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Ingredients
  Summer squash 2 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Croutons 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Grated processed cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a slow-cooker or a crock pot layer the squash slices.
2. Sprinkle with salt and cover with water.
3. Cover the pot with its lid.
4. Slow cook the squash on HIGH for about 2 hours or if you are not in a hurry, cook on LOW for about 4 hours.
5. When tender, drain off the excess cooking liquid from the pot and transfer the squash into a serving dish. Keep warm

FINALIZING
6. Heat a skillet over a medium flame and melt the butter in it.
7. Add croutons to the butter and saute lightly until evenly coated with butter and lightly browned and crispy.
8. Sprinkle the cheese and heat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Interest: 
Holiday, Summer, Everyday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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