The Bright Star's squash casserole is a popular dish made of Kontos Brothers' squash.
By Jan Walsh
Photography by Beau Gustafson
The Squash Casserole is one of the most popular dishes at The Bright Star. And it has been for many years. "We have had the pleasure of being associated with Kontos Brothers Produce for many years," business manager, Stacey Craig says. "Kontos Brothers Produce provides us with a consistently excellent yellow squash which translates to a successful dish." Chef Robert Moore shares their recipe for this comforting Southern favorite.
The Bright Star’s Squash Casserole Recipe
8 medium yellow squash, cut up
1 medium yellow onion, diced
1 cup whole milk
1/3 cup pimento
½ cup plain flour
½ tsp Accent
5 medium eggs
½ cup grated Parmesan Cheese, enough to sprinkle on top
Paprika for Garnish
Boil squash and onion until tender. Drain. In a mixing bowl, stir together next five ingredients. Add boiled squash and onion to mixture. If it looks dry, add a bit more milk. Place mixture into a casserole dish. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and paprika on top. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes until casserole browns. Serves six to eight.