Southeast Dairy Association - Microwave Yellow Squash Casserole

 

Microwave Yellow Squash Casserole

This easy squash casserole recipe is cooked in the microwave and features both yogurt and Cheddar cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time24 mins
Total Time39 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 medium yellow squash, sliced (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, divided (8-ounces)
  • 1/2 cup crushed round crackers

Instructions

  • Spray a 2-quart glass casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Mix water and onion in a large glass bowl. Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap, folding back a small edge of wrap. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes.
  • Uncover, stir in squash and salt, and recover with plastic wrap, folding back a small edge again. Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until squash is tender (do not drain).
  • Beat eggs, flour and pepper together in a large bowl; add yogurt, mayonnaise and 1 cup cheese. Mix until smooth. Mix with squash and spoon into casserole dish. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back a small edge.
  • Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until casserole is not runny. Remove wrap, top with remaining 1 cup cheese and crackers, and microwave 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes.
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