Monday, March 30, 2009

Stuffed Yellow Squash

6 medium yellow squash
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
1 T. Fresh chopped basil
1/4 tsp. salt
1 dash pepper
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese- use more
2 T. butter
3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled -- use more
1 avocado chopped

- WASH squash thoroughly; cover with water, and bring to
a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 to 9 minutes or
until squash is tender but still firm. Drain and cool slightly,
Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds,
leaving a firm shell.
- COMBINE onion, tomato, green pepper, basil, salt,
pepper, and avocado in a bowl. Stir in cheese. Place
squash in a 13x9 inch baking dish. Spoon vegetable
mixture into shells; dot with butter. Sprinkle with
bacon. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
Yield:6 servings.
Recipe from my friend Misti

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