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Cheesy Squash Casserole

Cheesy Squash Casserole

recipe ingredients
2 pounds yellow summer squash -- sliced
3/4 cup chopped onions
1 tablespoon light margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
3/4 cup shredded lowfat cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
vegetable cooking spray
1/2 cup bread crumbs -- toasted

recipe directions
Cook squash and onion in a small amount of boiling water 10-12 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain; set aside.

Melt margarine in a medium heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add cheese, salt, and pepper, stirring until cheese melts. Add squash mixture; stir well.

Spoon squash mixture into a shallow 1 1/2 quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle squash mixture evenly with bread crumbs. Bake at 350°F. for 20-25 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated.

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Serves: 8 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
96 2 1 6 3 292 14 2


  1. Renee' Straszewski

    My grandmother used to make this when I was a little girl. I have tried your recipe and it tastes just like Grandma’s. It’s wonderful!

  2. L. Warmath

    This was very easy to make and very tasty. I have shared with friends and they have all asked for the recipe.

  3. Gina

    This recipe is fantastic and so cheesy. It doesn’t taste low-fat at all, it’s very rich.

  4. Jean Starr

    This recipe is wonderful. Doesn’t taste low fat at all. My husband said it was definately a keeper.

  5. Vicky

    This was very good! Even my kids ask me to make it often!

  6. m.l.

    my family loves this recipe. it is easy and very good. instead of bread crumbs, i use crushed fat free saltines on top.

  7. chris heald

    I thought that it was very good. I think that instead of boiling the squash and onions I would have preferred to saute them together first. Probably would have had more flavor but all in all I enjoyed. I give it a 9

  8. cheri40

    I tried this dish today, fixed it for my whole family. They loved it. It was wonderful.

  9. jeannie

    I have made this casserole twice now since my fresh squash has come in. The only changes I made was to steam my squash and onions in the microwave till tender, I use fat free cheddar cheese, and I use finely chopped “no fat” pretzels with a little Parmesan cheese on top. Delicious!!!!

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