Old-School Squash Casserole Recipe

Old-School Squash Casserole Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Southern Living via Youtube


This classic squash casserole from Southern Living on Youtube is a staple in many homes across the south. It’s creamy, buttery, and flavorful and will definitely leave you wanting more. Moreover, it’s quick and easy to make; and pairs well with any protein. Serve this to your family today by learning the full recipe in the video below.



  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, divided
  • 3 lb yellow squash, sliced 1/4″thick
  • 1 medium-size yellow onion, chopped (bout 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 (8oz) container sour cream
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 sleeves round buttery crackers (such as Ritz), coarsely crushed
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded


Step 1

In a skillet, melt 3 tbsp butter, then add the sliced yellow squash followed by 1 tsp salt and 1 & 1/2 cup chopped onion. Mix it until the center of the squash is just tender (about 10 minutes.) Set aside. Next, add 2 cracked eggs to a bowl followed by 8 0z sour cream, 1 cup cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup swiss cheese, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 2 tsp thyme, 1/2 tsp pepper, and 1 tsp salt. Mix everything well, then dump in the cooked yellow squash.

Cooking the yellow squash for the squash casserole
Image credits: Southern Living via Youtube


Step 2

Fold this together until well combined. After this, transfer the mixture to your greased casserole and spread it evenly. Set aside. In another bowl, add 2 sleeves of coarsely crushed buttery crackers, 1 oz parmesan cheese, and 3 tbsp melted butter. Mix all together, then add the mixture over the squash, spreading evenly. Bake it at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Mixing the crackers with butter for the topping of the squash casserole
Image credits: Southern Living via Youtube

Old-School Squash Casserole Recipe

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