BUTTERNUT SQUASH CASSEROLE

  

submitted by daddis73 {1 Recipe}

 (10)
  • Prep Time:
    50 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    45 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    1 Hr 35 Mins
  • Level:
    Easy
BUTTERNUT SQUASH CASSEROLE

Makes: 10 servings

Description: Tender squash, gooey cheese and onions make this a memorable side dish. Even the kids will love it. This is soo different than the regular squash casseroles

Ingredients:
3 lbs  butternut squash
1/4 cup  butter, melted
1/2 cup  chopped onion
1 tsp  salt
1/2 tsp  pepper
3  eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup  sour cream
1/2 cup  packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cup  grated cheddar cheese, divided
1 tbls  lemon juice (optional)

Instructions: Cut squash into large chunks, Cook in boiling water until tender (about 20 minutes). Drain well. Remove peel and mash. Set aside. In a bowl microwave buttern and onion for two minutes. Stir into squash. In a bowl combine remaining ingredients, using only 1/4 cup of the cheese. Add to squash and stir together. Pour into a greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, Bake at 350* for 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Makes 8 to 10 servings.
**This is orginial recipe. I did a few things different. I pierce the squash a few times with a knife and then bake in oven at 350* for about 45 min. Its much easier than trying to chop the squash before it is cooked. The skin peels off rather easily also. I decrease the brown sugar to 1/4 c. I also mixed about 1/2 to 3/4 c of cheese into the casserole and still sprinkled about 3/4 c on top. So total amount of cheese used was 1 1/4 to 1 1/2.

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Author image by Vickyj85 | PLAQUEMINE, LA    
Oct 30, 2016

Looks awesome

Author image by heavenglitter | WIMAUMA, FL    
Oct 21, 2013

I have to try this it looks so yummy. Thanks for the recipe.

Author image by katniels2no1 | York, NE    
Oct 30, 2012

Sounds like our THanksgiving group would love this one! Will be trying it and expect rave reviews there.

Author image by mommamac | COLMAN, SD    
Oct 29, 2012

I cook for my son and 3 ofhis friends on Thursdays and I am always looking for something new to try. This sounds very good so will give it a try.

Author image by lynnempow | SANTA ROSA, CA    
Oct 27, 2012

Great recipe, love the combination of squash & cheddar.

Author image by abramlage | MUSKOGEE, OK    
Oct 27, 2012

Looks like an amazing dish for our family. We have an odd household that consists of three carnivores, a vegetarian, and a vegan. I can alter this recipe as needed when fixing it for anyone that wants it :)

Author image by TammyK | BOCA RATON, FL    
Oct 27, 2012

Looks great! Will definely make it. I just wish you would give the nutritional information. :)

Author image by princesa4778 | Wake Forest, NC    
Oct 27, 2012

Looks and sounds delicious. I am going to make a practice one so I can see if it would be good for Thanksgiving!

Author image by heavensrain | OXFORD, MS    
Oct 25, 2012

This dish looks like it would be delicious.

Author image by DPARTLOW | HOBART, IN    
Oct 24, 2012

this is not traditional at all. there wer no leftovers and i just couldnt believe it!!

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