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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Fry it~

There is still more squash! But the good news is that I am getting to the end.
I have used some of our Onion Ring Batter to fry some yellow squash. These are tasty little treats! I fried them in just a little olive oil. That is heart healthy... no reason to feel so guilty.
Another quick 'fried' recipe is for squash croquettes. I only used a hot skillet, not a bath of grease. These are perfect with a pork chop... now that is some good eatin'!

Squash Croquettes
3 cups cooked yellow squash
1/2 cup diced ham
2 Tbs fresh basil
1 cup ground ritz crackers
1/4 cup flour
2 eggs
salt & pepper

Place cooled squash and ham in a bowl, combine with crackers and flour. Beat eggs, then fold into squash mixture. Form into 3 inch patties. Fry until golden.

Y'all enjoy!


Ladygrande (Texas Marie) said...

What an inventive use of that squash! I will try all your recipes.

windycorner said...

This looks sooooo yummy! I'm gonna try your squash casserole recipe tonight- the Ranch dressing twist sounds good.

lululu said...

those 2 little duckies are really cute and funny. the food looks really yummy too!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Marie~ you'll be squashing for a while
Holley~ Let me know!
LuLu~ I need to stop playing with my food.

Nnairda's said...

Yummy! I love fried veggies; squash, mushrooms, and onions.

Great recipe!


joan said...

How come I always get hungry when I come here?? Great recipes as always Sandi!

Donna Kay said...

There is something for you on my blog today....come see!!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Adriann~ Every once in a while we need something fried!
Joan~ I am always glad to see you.
DonnaK~ I'll hop in the bug and be right over.

DebraK from ~the Bunnies Bungalow~ said...

I have lots of pretty squash right now so thank you so much for the recipes. I know I'll me trying them soom. They all sound great!
Hugs, DebraK

windycorner said...

The squash casserole was a big leftovers!

Southern Lady's Vintage said...

Mmmmm....sounds yummy!!

Kari (GrannySkywalker) said...

I wish you hadn't posted pictures of that squash. Looks way too good. Wonder if I can pay someone to cook that for me? (Lord knows, my cooking skills aren't up to the task.)


Jeanne said...

That looks amazing. Just got a bag of them from a friend with a garden. I know what I'll be trying out.

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