Yellow Squash Casserole

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


  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.

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