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Easy Summer Squash Casserole Recipe prepared in a casserole dish

Southern Squash Casserole

This Easy Southern Squash Casserole is filled with yellow squash, cheddar cheese, pecans, and topped with a crushed crouton topping for extra flavor and crunch that makes it dangerously addictive!
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  • 5 cups yellow squash sliced (about 1.5 lbs)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1/4 cup butter melted, divided in half
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup caesar croutons crushed


  • Sauté Squash, peppers, and onion with 2 tbsp of butter over medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Transfer vegetables to a bowl and mix with eggs, sour cream, salt, pepper, pecans, and cheese. Spread in a casserole dish.
  • Crush the croutons into rough crumbs and then mix them with remaining 2 tbsp of melted butter and mix to combine. Sprinkle the crumbs over the top of the casserole evenly.
  • Bake at 350˚F for 35-40 minutes or until the casserole is cooked and the crumbs are golden brown.

Recipe Notes:

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Nutrition Information:

Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 340kcal (17%)Carbohydrates: 21g (7%)Protein: 9g (18%)Fat: 25g (38%)Saturated Fat: 12g (75%)Cholesterol: 104mg (35%)Sodium: 358mg (16%)Potassium: 562mg (16%)Fiber: 3g (13%)Sugar: 4g (4%)Vitamin A: 13415IU (268%)Vitamin C: 41.5mg (50%)Calcium: 236mg (24%)Iron: 1.7mg (9%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)