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Potato Squash Casserole

 Potato Squash Casserole
Butternut squash teams up with sliced potatoes and flavorful pork sausage in this hearty autumn casserole. The rich, creamy cheese sauce adds to the down-home taste. -Peggy Burdick, Burlington, Michigan
4-6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 small potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound uncooked bulk pork sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the potatoes, squash and water.
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place
  • half of the mixture in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with
  • salt and pepper. Crumble sausage over potato mixture. Top with onion
  • and remaining potato mixture.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour and 1/4 cup cream until smooth; stir
  • in remaining cream. Pour over potato mixture. Cover and bake at
  • 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake for 20-30 minutes or until
  • potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or
  • until cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 493 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 35 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 398 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 11 g protein.