How To Make A Classic Southern Squash Casserole

source: 12 Tomatoes

Some of the most glorious food in the entire world has its roots in the South. You already know what I’m talking about – fried chicken, green bean casserole, biscuits and gravy… the list goes on and on. There’s another Southern dish that’s one of my favorites, but it doesn’t seem to get a whole lot of attention. Southern squash casserole is a mouthwatering recipe that’s severely underrated – trust me on this one!

source: Southern Living

12 Tomatoes created a recipe for classic Southern squash casserole that is already making my mouth water. This recipe involves creamy, cheesy squash topped with a buttery crushed cracker topping. The flavor and the texture are both absolutely perfect.

source: 12 Tomatoes

Yes, there’s cheese and butter and some other not-so-healthy ingredients in this dish. But it is Southern comfort food at its finest, after all! Plus, the main ingredient is squash, and squash is good for you. So in my humble opinion, this recipe showcases a perfect balance of healthy and delicious.

source: Spicy Southern Kitchen

This recipe would be a total crowd-pleaser for a potluck, holiday side dish, or family gathering. It’s easy to make and doesn’t require very many ingredients. So without further delay, click here for the full recipe from 12 Tomatoes. I think I’m going to have a “just because,” Southern-inspired dinner in the near future, and this recipe will definitely be included on the table!