Squash Casserole

recipe
The luscious Swiss Cheese Cream Sauce takes a few extra minutes to make, but the rich results are worth the effort. Greg makes this casserole up to a day ahead of the party or freezes it earlier in the week.

Yield:

Makes 10 to 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 40 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Bake: 50 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 pounds yellow squash, thinly sliced
1 small onion, chopped
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 (8-ounce) cans sliced or chopped water chestnuts, drained
2 (2-ounce) jars diced pimientos, drained (optional)

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add squash and next 3 ingredients, and sauté 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Stir in water chestnuts, Swiss Cheese Cream Sauce, and, if desired, diced pimientos. Spoon squash mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

Bake at 350º for 15 minutes. Sprinkle evenly with Buttery Parmesan Topping; bake 30 to 35 more minutes or until set and golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.