Yellow Squash Casserole

READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by Missy Wright

This is a dish we had for any and every special occasion when I was young. I love the original version, which I am posting here, but you can play with it and make a light version with low fat items and it is delicious as well.

Top Review by GrillGirlie

Great with Ritz Crackers on top too. :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons bacon grease
  • 6 -8 medium yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped fine
  • 1 -1 12 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 12 cup butter
  • 1 (8 ounce) package saltines, crumbled
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Saute onion in bacon grease until clear. (You can use marg. instead but bacon grease gives a good flavor)
  3. Layer squash, salt and pepper and mix with onions.
  4. Cover, cook on low to medium-low until squash are almost tender.
  5. Mix in cheese and 1/2 tube of cracker crumbs.
  6. Mix well, place in 2 quart casserole dish.
  7. Melt butter.
  8. Mix remaining crackers with melted butter.
  9. Top casserole with crackers.
  10. Cook, uncovered for 30 minutes or until brown and bubbly.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a