Main Dishes, Recipes

Southern Squash Casserole

Ingredients
3 – 4 yellow squash
2 tablespoons butter – (1 for skillet and 1 melted for crackers)
1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 sleeve crackers of your choice

Directions
Wash and slice squash to 1/4 inch thickness.
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet.
Add in garlic and sliced squash.
Cook over medium heat until squash is tender. About 10 minutes
In a bowl mix together eggs, sour cream, mayo, and cheese.
Once squash are done add salt & pepper.
Mix in the egg mixture.
If using cast iron you can go straight from stove top to the oven. If not, pour into oven safe dish.
In a bowl crush 1 sleeve of crackers.
Mix in 1 tablespoon of butter and coat crackers.
Pour on top of squash mixture.
Place in a 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until casserole is golden brown and set.
Remove from oven and serve warm. Enjoy!

Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes

Fried Flounder and Squash

Ingredients

For Fried Squash
1 squash (or more if feeding more than 2)
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder

For Fried Flounder
2 flounder fillets
1 – 2 cups of Corn Meal
1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon Onion Powder
2 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning
Oil for skillet

Squash Directions
Wash & slice squash. Place in buttermilk.
With clean hands make sure squash slices are covered in buttermilk and set aside to soak.
In a mixing bowl, mix together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, garlic powder, & onion powder.
Place squash in flour mixture.
With clean hands mix squash slices and make sure they are all fully coated.
Test oil by dropping flour. If it sizzles the oil is ready.
Once ready, drop squash into oil.
Cook a minute or two and then turn squash over and cook other side.
Once golden brown place squash on a paper towel lined plate.

Fried Flounder Directions
Pour buttermilk from squash on flounder fillets and let soak for about 5 minutes.
In a separate dish, pour cornmeal, garlic powder, and onion powder and mix well.
Place flounder fillet in cornmeal mixture and coat both sides.
Let flounder fillets rest for a couple minutes so batter will stick better when fried.
Place fillets in oil.
Fry 4 – 5 minutes each side. Once golden brown turn to other side.
Once done, remove to a paper towel line plate.