Squash-Rice Casserole

Squash-Rice Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 212.6
  • Total Fat: 9.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.0 mg
  • Sodium: 267.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 10.0 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    8 cups sliced zucchini or yellow crookneck squash (about 2 1/2 pounds)
    1 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    2 cups cooked rice
    1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
    1 cup low fat sour cream
    1/4 cup (2 oz) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided*
    1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    Cooking spray
    *Imported Parmigiana Reggiano is low in sodium 30mg/ Tbsp


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until tender. Drain; partially mash with a potato masher.

Combine zucchini mixture, rice, cheddar cheese, sour cream, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, and eggs in a bowl; stir gently. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

Preheat broiler. Broil 1 minute or until lightly browned.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
* adapted from *Cooking Light

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLBBW66.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My mom has been making this dish for about a year, and it is always a hit. She made one minor change and uses a mixture of wild rices for added texture and wholesome goodness. - 10/14/10

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was great and not too hard to make. Good way to get in the vegies! - 4/20/08

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    Great alternative recipe. - 1/28/21

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    Very Good
    Very good! - 10/21/20

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    Great - 8/15/20