Cheesy Squash Casserole Recipe

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CHEESY SQUASH CASSEROLE

Evelyn Dixon

By
@GrannyOSRKP

This is my version of the delicious squash casserole served in the cafeteria of our local community hospital, when I worked there (in the office) back in the 90's. The cheese taste is stronger than the squash, which can appeal to those who "don't like" squash.

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
12
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
grated yellow squash
3/4 lb
velveeta cheese
1 Tbsp
dried minced onion
1/4 lb
butter, melted
12
ritz crackers, crumbled
3
eggs, beaten
1/2 to 1 c
grated cheddar cheese
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
black pepper
3/4 tsp
italian seasoning
1/3 tsp
garlic powder

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter 9 x 12 baking dish.
2Cut cheese into half-inch cubes and melt. I use my microwave for melting - 30 seconds on high, then stir. Repeat until melted throughout.
3Add melted cheese to grated squash and mix well.
4Add dried onion flakes, melted butter, cracker crumbs, and beaten eggs. Mix well.
5Season to taste with remaining ingredients, except grated Cheddar cheese.
6Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and top with 1/2 to 1 cup grated Cheddar. Return to oven for 5 to 10 minutes, just until cheese is melted.
Serve warm, or allow to cool and cut into squares to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #side dish, #vegetable