5 Lighter, Sweeter Thanksgiving Sides

Photo by: Brooke Parkhurst & James Briscione
Squash Casserole "Steamer"
6 yellow squash
1 large yellow onion
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
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Photo by: Brooke Parkhurst & James Briscione
Squash Casserole "Steamer"
6 yellow squash
1 large yellow onion
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
6 branches fresh thyme
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
6 oz shredded Monterrey Jack and cheddar mix

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place a large, heavy-bottomed sauce pot over medium-high heat. Pour olive oil and add onions and squash. Season with salt and pepper. Allow squash to cook for 2-3 minutes. Next, add garlic and thyme and stir.
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Tue, Nov 13, 2012 5:52 PM EST
This Turkey day, don't walk away from the table claiming you can only eat like this once a year. These healthier plate-fillers are fair game whenever your stomach beckons. By Brooke Parkhurst, REDBOOK.

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