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Mashed Yellow Squash

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1 or 2 pounds of any type of yellow squash, skinned, seeded, and cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes

1 medium potato, cut up, peeled if desired (but the peel has most of the nutrition and actually has a good flavor to add)

1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan-reggiano cheese

1/4 cup milk, or to taste

Garlic salt to taste

Boil the squash and potato until soft.


Add cheese, then milk, stir well.

Add salt and pepper if desired.

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I've asked my friend Lisa to send me some of her recipes, since I want to learn to cook. I also got her to join Bakespace, but I doubt she is ever going to be very active. So I decided to post her recipe instead of waiting for her to do it.

This dish is a good replacement for mashed potatoes, in my opinion. The parmesan cheese is a wonderful added flavor! I added garlic salt to her original recipe, because, well, I love garlic.

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