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Cheesy Summer Squash Casserole

Onion and cheddar cheese perk up the rich flavor of summer squash in this comforting casserole. A crispy cornflake-crumb topping adds a little crunch. —Katherine Metz, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons crushed cornflakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine squash, onion and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until squash is crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Drain.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the egg, mayonnaise, sugar, pepper and remaining salt until blended. Stir in cheese and squash mixture. Transfer to a greased 2-cup baking dish. Toss the cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over top.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° until golden brown and bubbly, 25-30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 376 calories, 31g fat (8g saturated fat), 117mg cholesterol, 937mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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