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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter 9 x 12 baking dish.
2
Cut cheese into half-inch cubes and melt. I use my microwave for melting - 30 seconds on high, then stir. Repeat until melted throughout.
3
Add melted cheese to grated squash and mix well.
4
Add dried onion flakes, melted butter, cracker crumbs, and beaten eggs. Mix well.
5
Season to taste with remaining ingredients, except grated Cheddar cheese.
6
Bake 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