Country Squash Casserole

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I've tried many squash casseroles, but this is by far the best I've ever had. This recipe was given to me by a friend and has gotten rave reviews from squash lovers and squash haters alike. Fresh squash, bell pepper and onion are given an extra boost of flavor and texture from cornbread stuffing mix. This is a lightened-up version of the original recipe, but you won't miss a thing!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • ¾ cup white onion, diced

  • 1 ½ cups zucchini, sliced

  • 1 ½ cups yellow squash, sliced

  • ½ cup chicken broth, or as needed

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup

  • ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream

  • 1 (6 ounce) package cornbread stuffing mix

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease a 7-inch casserole dish.

  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the bell pepper, onion, zucchini, squash, and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer, and cook until the vegetables have softened, about 10 minutes. Use more broth if needed to keep the mixture moist. Remove the vegetables from the heat, and stir in the condensed mushroom soup, sour cream, and 3/4 of the stuffing mix; pour into the prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle the remaining stuffing mix over top.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until browned on top, about 30 minutes.

Cook's Note

This recipe has a lot of variations. I love to use red bell pepper during the holidays to make it more festive looking. You can also use different kinds of squash, soups and stuffing mix based on what you have on hand.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
11g Fat
31g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 732mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 36mg 178%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 330mg 7%

* 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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