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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
  • 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!

  • L. Warmath

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

  • Gina

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

  • Jean Starr

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

  • Vicky

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • cheri40

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

  • 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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