Southern Squash Casserole

Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/2 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion 
  • 6 cups yellow crookneck squash                    
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 large eggs                                               
  • 3/4 cup unenriched rice milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 16 unsalted tops saltine crackers
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted margarine

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Dice onion and slice squash. Set cream cheese out to soften.
  3. Sauté onions and squash with olive oil until tender.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs and rice milk.
  5. Add cheese, cream cheese, pepper and parsley to egg mixture.
  6. Pour mixture into a casserole dish sprayed with nonstick spray.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Crush crackers and melt the margarine. Mix together. Remove casserole from oven and add cracker topping. Bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Keep phosphorus lower by limiting the cheese and use unenriched rice milk instead of cow’s milk.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 194

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 11 g

Fat 16 g

Cholesterol 98 mg

Sodium 147 mg

Potassium 218 mg

Phosphorus 109 mg

Calcium 98 mg

Fiber 1.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 starch
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1

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