Aunt Marjorie's Fiesta Squash Casserole

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

This takes a bit of preparation time, but is well worth it. It's almost a meal in itself - all that cheese! It's another of the old Alston Family recipes I'm including in our family cookbook.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

FIRST LAYER

3 small
zucchini or yellow squash, diced
4
eggs, beaten
1/4 c
butter, melted
1 c
parmesan cheese, grated
salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
minced onion

SECOND LAYER

3 to 4 medium
sized tomatoes, sliced
salt and pepper to taste

THIRD LAYER

2 large
onions, sliced thinly
1 c
sour cream
2 c
sharp cheddar, grated
1/2 c
mayonnaise

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°. Mix FIRST LAYER ingredients together well and spread on the bottom of a 3-quart greased casserole dish.
2Place tomatoes in overlapping pattern on top, as the SECOND LAYER. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
3Place sliced onions over top of tomatoes. Mix the remaining ingredients of THIRD LAYER well, and spread over top of casserole. May sprinkle a little paprika on top for color if desired.
4Bake at 350° for 45 - 60 minutes, until casserole bubbles around the edges for about 15-20 minutes. Cool slightly before slicing into squares for serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy