Cheesy Squash Casserole Recipe

Yields: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 cups low fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated or ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup cooked and pureed winter squash
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups egg noodles, cooked according to the package directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan. Add the shallots and cook until soft. Add the flour and cook until browned and smooth, about 4 minutes. Stir in the milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and cook for 1 minute. Add the salt, pepper, and nutmeg and turn off the heat. Stir in the squash, Parmesan and half the cheddar and continue to whisk until smooth.
  3. Add the noodles to a square baking dish and pour the sauce over top. Top with the remaining cheese and bake until cheese is melted, 15-20 minutes.

Nutritional informations

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Smartpoints: 10
Calories: 297
Points Plus:  8
Total Fat:  15 g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Sodium: 410 mg
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Sugars: 6 g
Protein: 15 g