Acorn Squash Casserole

Prep Time
1 1/2h
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

"The ingredients all come together to create a very tasty casserole. If you wish sprinkle 1/4 cup of sunflower kernals over the recipe before baking. Cut back on the cayenne if you do not like spicy. Recipe was originally from Taste of Home by Deborah Vliet with modifications by me"

Original recipe yields 3-4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (403.2 g)
  • Calories 224
  • Total Fat - 10.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 90.2 mg
  • Sodium - 229.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 22 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 8.5 g
  • Protein - 11.2 g
  • Calcium - 286.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 55.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Place the cleaned squash, cut side down in an oven proof dish, add 1 cup water, Cover with foil bake in 350 oven for apprx 45 minutes or until squash is tender.

Step 2

Meanwhile in a skillet melt the butter and saute the onion and garlic, stirfry apprx 4 minutes

Step 3

Add peppers continue cooking until the peppers are crisp tender.

Step 4

Cool the squash slightly, so you can handle it and scoop out the flesh, mash it

Step 5

Mix together the whipped egg, yogurt feta cheese, cayenne, salt and pepper

Step 6

Combine all the prepared ingredients and pour into a lightly greased oven proof dish

Step 7

Bake covered for 20 minutes 350 oven, uncover and bake for an additional 25 minutes

Step 8

If you wish it to be browned on top place under broiler for 2 minutes

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



A very wonderful squash recipe. I reduced the cayenne because we don't like it quite so spicy. Very easy to do. I made this in honor of sweet Bergy.

(26 Nov 2020)