I made this a while back to go with Slow Cooked Breakfast Casserole. It was a great combination. Since you’re just dumping two ingredients into a slow cooker, it couldn’t be simpler.
Admittedly, it isn’t the most photogenic of recipes. Don’t let that stop you though. I’m not sure what it is about orange veggies, like butternut squash, pumpkin, acorn squash and sweet potatoes, but I could eat and eat and eat them. They are so good!
You can find diced butternut squash in the produce section or the freezer section of the grocery. I like skipping the step of peeling and chopping a fresh squash, but it would cut down on cost to do your own prep.
Here’s what you’ll need for this easy side dish:
Slow Cooked Apples and Butternut Squash – Easy Side Dish
- 12 oz diced butternut squash
- 2 - 15 oz cans fried apples
- Spray inside of crock with cooking spray.
- Put squash and apples in slow cooker and stir.
- Cook on low for 4 hours.