I have to tell you that both I have never made a savory dish, with no hint of sweetness, and had someone tell me that it was as satisfying as a dessert.
That is never until now! Seriously! That’s what my husband told me when he tried this dish. Not only that but he was trying the leftovers!
There is a dilemma that most food bloggers run into all the time. We want to share with you all the food we make for our families but the best light to use for photos is natural light. So that means we either make dinner early in the day and reheat for the family later, or take dark pictures. I usually choose the reheat method. My family does get a fresh hot meal most days but once or twice a week we have the reheated meal. 🙂
In the case of this Yellow Squash Casserole it didn’t affect the taste at all! The dish is like the ultimate comfort food! I was worried that it might be more of a summer dish but I would eat this any day of the year! It’s so good. It comes together so fast and you could easily get this prepped ahead of time and then toss it in the oven just before dinner. Your family will LOVE it!
If like this recipe, you’ll love our other easy casserole recipes!
- 4 cups yellow squash (about 2 squash)
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 yellow onion, diced
- 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
- 1/4 c water
- 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers
- 1 heaping cup cheddar cheese
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/4 c butter, melted
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 2 tbsp butter
- preheat oven to 400 degrees
- heat olive oil over med heat in a large skillet
- saute onions and garlic for 2-3 min
- add the squash on top and then the add the water to the pan
- cover and allow to steam for about 5 min, until squash is tender
- in a medium bowl crush crackers with your hands
- add in cheese and toss
- set half of the cracker/cheese mixture aside
- stir in the milk, beaten eggs and melted butter
- add in squash mixture and season with salt and pepper
- pour into a greased baking dish
- top with the remaining cracker mixture and dab with 2 tbsp butter
- bake for 25 min until cracker topping is slightly browned.