Low Carb Yellow Squash Casserole recipe

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon butter
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups peeled and cubed yellow squash
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
⅓ cup finely chopped raw almonds
1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, divided
½ cup heavy whipping cream
2 eggs
⅓ cup coarsely chopped roasted, salted almonds

Nutrition Info

228.4 calories
carbohydrate: 6.7 g
cholesterol: 84.6 mg
fat: 19.6 g
fiber: 2.6 g
protein: 8.6 g
saturatedFat: 8.6 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 418.8 mg
sugar: 1 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium-high heat, cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot oil-butter mixture until softened, about 3 minutes. Add squash, salt, and pepper, stir to combine. Cover skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until squash is softened, about 5 minutes. Transfer squash mixture to a large bowl.

  3. Mix raw almonds and 1/2 cup Colby-Monterey Jack cheese together in a bowl, stir into squash mixture. Whisk cream and eggs together in a measuring cup or small bowl, stir into squash mixture. Pour squash mixture into a 9x13-inch casserole dish, top with remaining Colby-Monterey Jack cheese and roasted almonds.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until casserole is golden brown and bubbling, 25 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Yield

8 servings

Recipe Note

This recipe was created to use up a large amount of squash we were given. We modified an existing recipe, swapping almonds for crackers and whole cream for milk. It satisfies my husband's diet and tastes great!

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