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If I had a dollar for every squash casserole that has graced a Southern dinner table, I would, no doubt, be in Summer Squash Casserolethe money.  Whether at a church social, a holiday gathering, or a family dinner, this old favorite has been the workhorse of side dishes for decades.

Squash casserole is the just-right accompaniment for everything from fried chicken at a summertime Sunday lunch to roast turkey at Thanksgiving.   

This recipe is my own, guaranteed to make everyone come back for seconds.

Recipe By     : Sitara
Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :1:00
Categories    : Casseroles   Vegetables   Side Dishes

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------        ------------       --------------------------------
   1 1/2       quarts          summer squash -- any combination you like
  1/2           cup              sour cream
   2          tablespoons  soft butter
   1             cup              shredded cheddar cheese
   1          teaspoon       salt
  1/2       teaspoon       paprika
   2         large eggs     beaten
   2         tablespoons  chives -- chopped
   1             cup             Parmesan cheese -- grated
   1             cup             bread crumbs

Use yellow crookneck squash, patti pan, zucchini, or any Summer squash that is handy, or use a mixture of some of each to make a colorful casserole.

Cube squash.   Bring salted water to a boil in a big pot.  Drop in squash and simmer squash only for a couple of minutes  till barely tender.  Drain thoroughly and set aside in a large bowl.

Combine sour cream, butter, cheese, salt,  and paprika in a small saucepan over medium low heat and simmer till cheese melts.

Stir in egg and chives. (If you don't have fresh chives, use green onion tops)  

Mix squash with sauce gently and thoroughly .

Mix the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese together.

Butter a 13 x 9 casserole dish and "flour" with some of the breadcrumbs.  Put squash mix in dish
and dot the top with butter.  Sprinkle the Parmesan bread crumbs evenly over the top.

Bake at 350 till bubbly and brown.