Sydneys Squash Recipe

  • 3 pounds yellow squash, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces American cheese, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 20 buttery round crackers, crushed
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large pot of salted water, boil squash and onions until tender.
  3. In a saucepan, combine butter or margarine and cream; stir constantly over a low heat. Mix in cheese, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Stir until sauce thickens.
  4. Place squash and onions in a 2-quart baking dish. Mix in shrimp and cheese sauce. Sprinkle casserole with cracker crumbs.
  5. Bake uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes or until hot.