Cheesy Squash Casserole

Prep Time

8 min

Cook Time

40 min

Servings

8

Squash is an excellent source of carotenes, vitamins b and c.


Ingredients

  • 2 pounds yellow squash, sliced
  • 3/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • coat baking dish Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup soft, toasted breadcrumbs

Directions

Step 1

Cook squash and onion in a small amount of boiling water 10 to 12 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain; set aside.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 3

Melt margarine in a medium, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add cheese, salt, and pepper, stirring until cheese melts. Add squash mixture; stir well.

Step 4

Spoon squash mixture into a shallow 1 1/2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle squash mixture evenly with breadcrumbs. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated.


Nutritional Information

Calories 95
Fat 3.4 g
Saturated fat 1.4 g
Protein 6.2 g
Carbs 11 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 277 mg


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