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RECIPE: Squash Casserole

Posted: 12:10 PM, Sep 11, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-11 13:10:16-04

EJ’s Urban Eatery is bringing “meat and three” to Kansas City with a modern and refined twist. Executive chef and owner John C. Smith demonstrates how to make squash casserole.

Squash Casserole

  • 1 tbls canola oil 
  • 1 qts of diced squash
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan 
  • 1 slice of sourdough, chopped 
  • Kosher salt and grounded black pepper to taste.
  1. Preset oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large sauté pan add oil and turn burner to medium high flame. 
  3. When pan is warm add garlic and cook until fragrant
  4. Add squash and oregano and cook until squash is tender
  5. Deglaze with white wine and cook until the pan is dry. 
  6. Add cream and reduced by half. 
  7. Add bread, 1/4 cup of Parmesan and season well.
  8. Place everything in pan into a casserole dish.
  9. Topped with remaining Parmesan and bake for 7 minutes.