Butternut Squash CasseroleSubmitted by: SHARP1S
IntroductionLowfat Butternut Squash Casserole! YUMMY! Lowfat Butternut Squash Casserole! YUMMY!
2 cups small-curd low-fat or nonfat cottage cheese
1 1/2 pounds summer squash (can be yellow, green or a mixture)
Salt to taste
1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced (optional)
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese Grated
2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Oil a 2-quart gratin or baking dish. Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a medium frying pan, and add the onion. Cook, stirring, until tender, about five minutes. Add the garlic, and stir for another 30 seconds to a minute until fragrant. Remove from the heat.
3. Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Stir in the cottage cheese, parsley, dill, Gruyère, onion and garlic, and squash. Combine well. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and scrape into the oiled baking dish. Bake 45 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Remove from the heat, and allow to sit for five to ten minutes before serving. You can also serve this warm or at room temperature.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHARP1S.