Country Squash Bake

Yellow squash fresh from the garden. Even with the other core ingredients, the star of the dish is the squash.

Country Squash Bake

Fresh yellow squash bake is almost a meal unto itself.
Course Sides
Servings 6


  • 10 large yellow squash 1/4" wheels
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 8 oz Sour Cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted & cooled
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika


  • Place squash and onion in pan, and add water to cover. Bring to boil, cover, and cook 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain well and lightly mash.
  • Combine squash mixture, sour cream, and next 3 ingredients, and mix well.
  • Ladle into greased 2-quart casserole.
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Combine cracker crumbs and remaining 3 ingredients; toss well. Sprinkle over squash.
  • Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until crust is firm and dish is thoroughly heated.
  • Serves 6-8.