Stewed Squash

Stewed Squash


"My grandmother makes this dish all the time and my husband loves it! For a vegetarian variation, use 1 teaspoon vegetable oil instead of bacon and follow same directions."


35 m servings 70 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 70 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 61 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Saute bacon in a medium skillet; when it is half done, add onion and saute until lightly caramelized and bacon is done.
  2. Add squash and zucchini and brown lightly on both sides. Season with salt and pepper to taste and pour in water. Reduce heat to low, cover pan and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender.
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  1. 21 Ratings


I agree with others who noted that if this were to be prepared with the amount of water called for it would be soupy mush. Zucchini and yellow squash already contain a lot of water, so to add an...

This squash has wonderful flavor. I used pre-cooked bacon pieces and sauteed them with the onions in a tablespoon of olive oil. I also reduced the water to one cup so that it wasn't so "soupy." ...

Had a large Easter Dinner, but the big hit with the family was the easiest to make, Your recipe for "Stewed Squash" It really was delicious. I've made it before for my husband & he loved it..No...

This was great. i made it for company and they loved it. i added carrots adn a few other veggies for color. i sauted the squash and zucchini and then cut down the water to make more of a cassero...

I have cooked squash similar to this all my life. However, I never add that much water to squash. Only a small amount is needed, usually just 1/4-1/2 cup if a lot of squash is being cooked. For ...

I was looking for this recipe. Although I didn't know it was called "stewed squash" I am happy to have found it. My mom makes something like this dish. I went the vegan approach w/out bacon an...

We love squash including my one year old so I thought this would be a good way to serve it differently than usual. It was just mush and did not have much flavor which was suprising with the bac...


Very good! I used some Marsala wine instead of water and it turned out great...will definitely make this again!