Squash, Potatoes and Onions- Oh My!

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef Mommie

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!

Top Review by Keleah01

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

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).

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