Winter Squash Bake

Winter Squash Bake

Makes: 6 Servings

Add some vegetables to your plate with this tasty squash recipe. Squash has a long shelf-life and is easy to prepare in cubed form or mashed.


  nonstick cooking spray
1 1⁄2 pounds winter squash (cut in halves)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 onion (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 teaspoon dried herbs (sage, thyme, or rosemary if you like)
3 eggs
1⁄2 cup low-fat milk
1⁄2 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese (shredded)
1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
1⁄4 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Cut squash in half, scoop out seeds, and place cut side down on baking sheet. Bake 40 minutes.
3. Scoop flesh from cooked squash and place in a 8x8-inch baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Stir in vegetable oil, onion, garlic. If using herbs, add that too.
4. In bowl, mix together eggs, milk, cheddar cheese, and black pepper.
5. Pour mixture into pan with the squash and stir. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
6. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until browned.

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Source: Recipe adapted from