Squash Mac and Cheese

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING  --  The macroni won't be missed in Squash Mac and Cheese, a gluten-free dish. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- The macroni won't be missed in Squash Mac and Cheese, a gluten-free dish.

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE

Squash Mac and Cheese

Serves 5 to 6. Recipe is from Irma Gremillion.

4 medium yellow squash, diced

1 or 2 tbls. olive oil

Salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

1 egg

2 tbls. sour cream

½ cup whipping cream

¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Butter or spray 1½-quart baking dish with nonstick coating. Set aside.

2. Heat olive oil in medium skillet and sauté diced squash with salt and pepper until squash is just tender. Remove from heat.

3. In separate small bowl whisk egg, sour cream and whipping cream together until well mixed; set aside.

4. Place half the squash in a single layer in bottom of prepared baking dish. Top with half the cheese. Repeat layers of squash and cheese.

5. Pour egg and cream mixture over the top, making sure it covers squash and cheese.

6. Bake in preheated 375-degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until top is golden brown around the edges.