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Butternut Squash, Bell Pepper, Corn and Cheddar Casserole

 
Butternut Squash, Bell Pepper, Corn and Cheddar Casserole
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A very tasty way to cook squash, and it's also a cozy dish in a cold winter day. Packed with nutrients, feel free to use other similar squash to replace butternut.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

22

min

Cook

58

min

Ready

80

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 large butternut squash
about 2 pounds
*
1 large onions
chopped
3 cloves garlic
minced, or to taste
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
ground
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
or to taste
*
1 cup sweet red bell peppers
diced
1 cup green bell peppers
diced
1 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
beaten
2 cups corn
fresh or frozen
1 ½ cups cheddar cheese
prefer old and sharp, shredded

Directions

Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds.

Bake cut sides down at 425° 45- 50 minutes or until very soft at thick end.

Allow squash to cool and scrape out of the shell, mash as smoothly as you can.

Meanwhile, cook onion, garlic and spices in olive oil until onion is translucent.

Stir in peppers and salt, cook, cover and leave on low heat for about 5 to 8 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Mix eggs into mashed squash.

Stir in corn, cooked vegetables mixture and cheddar; mix until well combined.

Cover and bake for 20 minutes; uncover and bake for another 25 to 30 minutes or more, until cooked through.

Cool for a few minutes and serve warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

about 5 years

A very tasty way to cook squash, and it's also a cozy dish in a cold winter day. Packed with nutrients, feel free to use other similar squash to replace butternut.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 147g (5.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19056% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 473mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 18% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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