Learn how to make Yellow Squash Casserole, one of Rita's recipes to stay trim and control diabetes.

Yellow Squash Casserole


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups peeled, cubed yellow squash
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped raw almonds
  • 1 cup shredded 2% cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil until softened. Add squash, salt and pepper; stir to combine. Cover skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until squash is softened. Transfer squash to a large bowl. 
  3. Mix raw almonds and ½ cup cheese together in a bowl; stir into squash mixture. Whisk milk, flour and eggs together in small bowl. Stir into squash mixture. 
  4. Coat 9x13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray. Pour squash mixture into casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese. 
  5. Bake in oven until casserole is golden brown, about 30 minutes.

Makes 8 servings.