Squash Casserole

Recipe Rating:
 8 Ratings
Serves: 10
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

1 stick salted or unsalted butter
1 lb yellow squash, large dice
1 lb zucchini, large dice
1 medium onion, diced
moderate pinch of salt & pepper
1 1/2 c sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 c milk, 2% (whole can be used)
2 Tbsp all purpose flour
1 egg yolk
additional salt and pepper to taste
additional cheddar cheese topping

The Cook

Wendy Pitts Recipe
x1
Lightly Salted
Harrisburg, NC (pop. 11,526)
gorillacook
Member Since Aug 2011
Wendy's notes for this recipe:
I wasn't a squash fan until after I married and tried my mom-in-law's squash casserole. I've refined it a bit where now my husband and whole family loves it. Not recommended for very often as it's quite rich. But it's excellent at Thanksgiving!
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Kitchen Crew
Squash dishes are so frequent at my table, that my husband has been known to occasionally protest. But not so with this delicious new find! He - like the Crew - LOVED this recipe. Perfectly tender and cheesy, even hubby could be found going back for seconds....

Directions

1
In a heavy skillet, melt butter. Add squash, zucchini and onion; cook until crisp tender. Pour squash into a casserole dish; set aside to cool.
2
To the slightly cooled squash, add Cheddar cheese, salt and pepper; stir.
3
Mix together milk, egg yolk and flour; whisk until well blended. Pour milk mixture over squash; stir. Sprinkle with additional Cheddar cheese if desired.
4
Bake at 375 degrees about 45 minutes until hot and bubbly throughout.
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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Oct 6, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Oct 6, 2011
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user deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Oct 6, 2011
Congratulations Wendy, on your blue Ribbon!
user Marsha Meroney decr8ng - Oct 11, 2011
Hey Wendy, congratulations on the blue ribbon from one NC girl to another! I'm going to give this a try since my new hubby loves squash! p.s. I have relatives in Harrisburg!
user Bea L. BeachChic - Oct 13, 2011
And another NC girl says CONGRATULATIONS on the blue ribbon!!!!

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