Oh Boy, Squash!

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Oh Boy, Squash!

Oh Boy, Squash!
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 1/2 hours Source: Sabrina
Food Groups: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Low Sodium
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It , Vegetarian

A great side dish for most meals.


6 yellow Squash (crooked neck), sliced thin
1 medium Onion, chopped fine
2 tablespoons Butter
1 tablespoon Water
1 cup extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
Salt and pepper


1. Spray non-stick cooking spray on sides and bottom of a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish and set aside.
2. Place 2 thinly sliced yellow squash on bottom of casserole dish.
3. Next cover squash with a layer of chopped onion.
4. Add pieces of butter on top of the onion and salt and pepper to taste.
5. Repeat layering until all of the ingredients are used.
6. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of water over the casserole.
7. Cover casserole dish with a piece of foil. Bake at 350°F for 90 minutes.
8. Then place 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese on top of the casserole and put back in the oven.
9. Broil until the cheese is crusted and lightly browned.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 182
Total Fat: 14 g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 123 mg
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 3 g
Vitamin A: 817 IU
Vitamin C: 35 mg
Calcium: 172 mg
Iron: 1 mg

Cook's Notes:

Older children can slice squash and chop onions. Younger children can shred cheese and layer ingredients into casserole.