Southern Squash Casserole



Makes 8 servings

Per serving

1 vegetable

½ ounce of protein

1 fat serving

3 condiments

¼ optional snack


4 tbsp. salted butter

1-1/2 lbs. yellow squash (or a mixture of squash and zucchini), sliced 1/4 inch thick

6 – 1/4 inch thick onion slices

3 oz. low fat extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp. plain low fat greek yogurt

1-1/2 to 2 tsp. Cajun Seasoning

1 ounce chopped walnuts




  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a large skillet, add butter, squash and onions. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until tender. Turn heat to low and stir in the remaining ingredients. Taste for seasoning and add extra if needed. Pour into a casserole dish and bake for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly. Before serving, sprinkle with walnuts and a sprinkle of fresh or dried parsley.

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