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Microwave Cheddar Squash Bake

  Bacon slices 4
  Thinly sliced yellow squash 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chopped onion 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Commercial sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shredded cheddar cheese 6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cup)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Fine dry breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1) Take a 12-x 8- x 2-inch baking dish and place bacon in it. Put it on bacon rack and cover with paper towels.
2) Microwave bacon at high for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes or until bacon is crisp.Drain, crumble, and keep aside.
3) Ina 2-quart casserole, put squash and onion and add water. Plastic wrap it and microwave at high for 7 to 9 minutes, stir after 4 minutes. Drain and cool a bit.
4) Beat egg yolks and add next 5 ingredients.
5) Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form and mix it with yolk mixture.
6) In a lightly greased deep 1 1/2-quart casserole, make layers of squash, egg mixture, and cheese. Sprinkle bacon on top. Repeat the process.
7) Microwave at 70% power or medium high for 6 minutes. Stir after 3 minutes.
8) In a 1-cup glass measure melt butter at high for 35 seconds.
9) Make a mixture of butter and breadcrumbs and sprinkle it over casserole.
10) Microwave at 70% power for 2 to 3 minutes. Let it sit for 5 minutes.

11) Serve cheddar squash bake hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 255 Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.1%

Saturated Fat 10.3 g51.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 117.4 mg39.1%

Sodium 341.3 mg14.2%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.2%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.2%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 12 g23.4%

Vitamin A 13.2% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 24.2% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwave Cheddar Squash Bake Recipe