Southeast Dairy Association - Microwave Yellow Squash Casserole

 

Microwave Yellow Squash Casserole

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Total Time: 39 minutes
Servings: 8
This easy squash casserole recipe is cooked in the microwave and features both yogurt and Cheddar cheese.

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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