Summer Squash Casserole with Nuts

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This is a recipe that my Southern mother-in-law gave to me, her Yankee daughter-in-law! Zucchini or yellow summer squash may be used together, or interchangeably to create this delicious casserole! Use bread crumbs, crushed crackers or cheese for the topping.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
9
Yield:
8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound summer squash, sliced

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup pecans, chopped

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add squash, and cook until tender. Drain well.

  3. Place squash in a large mixing bowl. Add butter, reserving 1/2 tablespoon, to the squash and mash well. Mix bell pepper, sugar, onion, egg, mayonnaise, salt and pepper, cheese and nuts to the mixture. Transfer the mixture to a 1-quart casserole dish. Top with bread crumbs. Dot with the reserved butter.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

250 Calories
22g Fat
10g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 250
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 198mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 206mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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