Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a recipe I found on It was submitted by: Liz. She states: "This spicy cheese and ground beef casserole can be used as a side dish or a main course! Any type of squash or ground meat may be used. For winter squash, you may want to pre-cook in the microwave before frying in butter to speed the process."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Saute squash in butter until tender, about 10 minutes. Set aside.
  4. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion, and jalapeno, stirring until beef is evenly browned. Drain off grease.
  5. In a large bowl, mix together the squash, eggs, and mayonnaise.
  6. Stir in the ground beef mixture and Cheddar cheese.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Pour into a 9x13 inch baking dish, and sprinkle cracker crumbs evenly over the top.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until heated through, and the top is nicely browned.