Squash, Potatoes and Onions- Oh My!

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

A wonderful side dish that I make as soon as the yellow squash start coming in. When I first started making this about 30 years ago, I used the bacon grease. I found I like the margarine better and I like the squash to cook so that you have a few browned pieces in. Oooohh, that gives it so much flavor!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup margarine (or a little bacon grease)
  • 3 medium size yellow squash (cut in chunks)
  • 2 medium potatoes (cut in chunks)
  • 1 small onion (halved and sliced)


  1. Wash and Cut up squash, potatoes and onions.
  2. Melt butter in lg. fry pan.
  3. Add squash.
  4. Add potatoes on top of squash.
  5. Add onions on top of potatoes.
  6. Cover and simmer till potatoes are done stirring occasionally (about 1/2 hour).
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Add small amount of water if it starts sticking (usually not necessary due to water content in vegetables).


Most Helpful

Love this dish. I add a little garlic and red pepper flakes.

Keleah01 November 12, 2009

This turned out even better than I thought. So easy and healthy too. I used butter instead of margarine. Thanks for the recipe :)

*Bellinda* November 07, 2009

I loved how sweet these were with the summer squash. I used butter and added 1 more potato. I will be making this again! Thanks!

cookin'away August 24, 2009

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