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Golden Squash Casserole

See how easy it is to make a squash casserole without using eggs so that it's diabetic-friendly!

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Golden Squash Casserole
Golden Squash Casserole
40 Min

Around our Test Kitchen, we think everything tastes better with a bit of cheese! Of course, when it comes to lighter recipes, we turn to reduced-fat cheese varieties to add that creamy goodness! That's just what you'll find in our Golden Squash Casserole, so go ahead and dig in!

If you've been searching for a make-ahead squash casserole that's ideal for a potluck, late summer or fall party, then this should be your new go-to! This recipe is a great side dish but can be eaten as a main dish, too!

Visit our diabetic-friendly site, Everyday Diabetic Recipes, to find more recipes like this!

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds (about 7) yellow summer squash, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Golden Squash Casserole Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large saucepan, add squash with enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook 8 to 10 minutes, or just until squash is tender. Drain well.
  3. In a large bowl, combine squash, 1/2 cup cheese, mayonnaise, egg substitute, salt, and pepper. Spoon into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  4. Bake 30 minutes, or until golden and heated through.


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This is "NOT" for the squmish

I have made this many times, I just use regular ingredients. I add onion and diced green pepper with the squash. I also add a small can of sliced water chestnuts. That adds a nice crunch. I add a topping of crushed Ritz crackers (one sleeve) and dot with butter before baking. My favorite!

Sounds very yummy. Plan to make soon

I have a similar recipe. Add about one half chopped green pepper to the squash when you boil it. If you like green pepper (which I normally don't but LOVE it in this squash) then add some. I also add a little chopped onion when boiling. We ALWAYS have this at Thanksgiving!!

Golden squash casserole is delicious

Golden squash casserole is delicious

Please give a brief description, instead of Casserole #1, #2, etc., or Dessert #1, #2, etc. It is very time consuming to open the recipe before knowing if you'd even be interested in making it! Thank you!

do you peel the squash ?

I wouldn't think don't need to peel the squash as the skin of summer squash is very tender. Same with zucchini which would be a good alternative to use

No, you don't peel the squash. Summer squash does not need peeling. :)

Can I use eggs instead of egg substitute? If so how many eggs would I need? Can zucchini be used instead of yellow squash?

Yes,you can use regular eggs. 1/4 cup egg substitute equals one egg, so you'll need 2.

Hello! Yes, you can use 2 eggs instead of egg substitute, and you can use zucchini instead of summer squash if you prefer. Enjoy!

very good

Thank you so much for your diabetic friendly dishes. I love yellow squash. I definitely will try it this weekend.


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