Butternut Squash and Apple Bake
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lg onion, diced
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
¼ tsp pepper
3 tbsp butter, melted
5 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash (about 2 lbs)
2 medium tart apples, peeled, cored and cubed
½ tsp salt
1 ½ cups coarse bread crumbs
½ cup grated Paremsan cheese
1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Coat an 1 ½ quart baking dish with cooking spray. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the squash; reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 10 minutes. Stir in apples and onion. Cover the skillet again and cook 5 minutes more. Transfer the mixture to the prepared casserole. Add thyme, salt and pepper; toss gently to combine.
2. Stir bread crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Add cheese stirring until well blended. Sprinkle on top of casserole. Bake 20 – 30 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown. Serve immediately. Makes about 10 servings.