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Southern Squash Casserole

Use up your seasonal bounty of squash with this traditional Southern Squash Casserole, straight from my mother-in-law's kitchen.
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Southern Squash Casserole

Ingredients

  • 16 cups slice Squash, Yellow
  • 1 ¼ cups dice Onion, Yellow
  • 3 tablespoons melt Butter
  • 4 individual Egg
  • ½ cups Parmesan Cheese, Shredded
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, Sharp - Shredded
  • ⅓ cups Mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ¼ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 1 ½ cups crush Crackers, Snack (Round)

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Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Directions

  1. Steam (or saute) squash and onion until soft.
  2. Drain excess water and place squash in a baking pan.
  3. Smash squash with the back of a fork or potato masher (it doesn’t have to be mush, just a little smashed).
  4. In another bowl, whisk together butter, eggs, Parmesan, cheddar, mayo, and salt and pepper.
  5. Pour butter mixture over squash. Then, sprinkle crackers over the top of the casserole.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until cooked through and topping is browned.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Steam (or saute) squash and onion until soft.
  2. Drain excess water and divide cooked squash among indicated number of baking pans.
  3. Smash squash with the back of a fork or potato masher (it doesn’t have to be mush, just a little smashed).
  4. In another bowl, whisk together butter, eggs, Parmesan, cheddar, mayo, and salt and pepper.
  5. Pour butter mixture over squash. Then, sprinkle crackers over the top of the casserole.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until cooked through and topping is browned.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Cover tightly with foil, label, and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Reheat at 250 degrees for 10 minutes.

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