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Stuffed Summer Squash

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Ingredients
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Summer squash 2 Pound
  Pimiento 2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Steam squash until crisp-tender.
Cut off stem ends and scoop out center seeds leaving enough squash to provide a casing for stuffing.
In a bowl combine cottage cheese, pimiento, vegetable salt, eggs, and celery seed.
Saute celery, green onions, and mushrooms in 2 Tbsp margarine until tender.
Stir into seasoned cottage cheese.
Spoon stuffing into squash cases and dot with margarine.
Sprinkle top with Cheddar cheese.
Place squash in baking pan with sufficient water to barely cover bottom of pan.
Cover and bake for 10 to 15 minutes in a 400 degree oven.
If you like, top each squash with 1 Tbsp of sour cream the last 5 minutes of baking.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Summer
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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