Squash and Ground Beef Mexican Casserole
    • 1lb ground beef or Italian sausage
    • 1tablespoon oil
    • 3medium Yellow Squashsliced
    • 1small onionsliced
    • 1clove garlicminced
    • 1can diced tomatoesundrained ( OR 1 fresh tomato, diced and 1/2 cup water)
    • 1teaspoon chili powder
    • 1teaspoon cumin
    • 1teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1teasoon Salt and pepper
    • 1cup cheddar cheese
    1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until evenly brown. Drain and set aside.
    2. Heat the oil in the skillet over medium heat. Mix in the squash, onion and garlic and sauté until tender.
    3. Add the ground beef and tomatoes (and water if fresh tomatoes are used) into the skillet. Season with chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
    4. Turn mixture into an ovenproof casserole dish. Top with cheddar cheese. Bake in 400°F oven for 15 minutes.
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