When summer gives you so much squash, transform your fresh bounty of yellow squash and zucchini into these top-rated summer squash casseroles. For more about types of squash and the best ways to enjoy them, check out 16 Common Types of Squash.
10 Best summer squash casserole recipes
Fill a cheesy zucchini crust with a beefy tomato sauce, fresh vegetables, and Mozzarella cheese. Try it with ground turkey, Italian sausage, pepperoni, or make it completely vegetarian. "I LOVE this recipe!" raves JENJEN1023. "I love the use of all the extra zucchini that I have around the house. It is also great protein."
"Briam is a traditional Greek roasted vegetable dish with potatoes, zucchini, tomatoes, and red onions with lots of olive oil," says Diana Moutsopoulos. "It is a typical example of Greek cuisine where a few simple ingredients are turned into an utterly delicious dish with little effort. It can be served as a main course. With olive oil as the only source of fat it is a quintessential example of the Mediterranean diet, and it is vegan to boot. If preferred, serve with a hearty chunk of feta on the side."
Shredded zucchini combines with onions, corn muffin mix, and Cheddar cheese. "This recipe came out great! Easy and tasty," says REBECITA. "Using a combination of yellow squash and zucchini made it prettier, and next time I will add in some red bell pepper as well."
"I've been making this casserole for almost 20 years and it's always a hit," says Debi Blair McGinness. "Even my meat-eater husband likes it. Serve with a crusty French bread or soft breadsticks. Leftovers are great in an omelet the next day."
"A quick and yummy combination of zucchini, refrigerated crescent rolls, and eggs," says mrs. walter. "Tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen!"
"Tender squash, gooey cheese and crunchy crackers make this a memorable side dish or a hearty main course," says ROSECART. "This is a great dish that can be made with low-fat ingredients and is still just as good!"
"This recipe was created to use up a large amount of squash we were given," says Tigray. "We modified an existing recipe, swapping almonds for crackers and whole cream for milk. It satisfies my husband's diet and tastes great!"
"A simple vegetable dish that highlights the summer flavors of fresh tomatoes and zucchini," says DELTAQUEEN50. "It goes great with grilled meats or poultry."
"This casserole is creamy with a wonderful herbed topping," says Ladysmom. "You can also mix leftover turkey or pork in this dish and serve as a main dish after the holidays."
Zucchini and yellow squash are baked into a bubbling, cheesy casserole. "Best squash and zucchini casserole ever made," says boxerlover. "Easy, fast and so delicious."