Mashed Jicama and Squash Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Mashed Jicama and Squash Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Mashed Jicama and Squash Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lrhicks

Makes 6 servings



Health alternative to cheesy potatos

Recipe Ingredients for Mashed Jicama and Squash Casserole

1 lb. Jicamas, peeled and cubed
1 lb. Squash, peeled, seeds removed, and diced
1 tablespoon Oil
1 Onion, chopped
1 teaspoon Chervil, chopped
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Black Pepper
1/3 cup light cream
1 tablespoon margarine
2 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour, sifted
1 cup skim milk
1 1/2 cups Cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Mashed Jicama and Squash Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Boil jicamas and crookneck squash until tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Heat the sunflower oil in a pan.

  4. Saute onion for 3 minutes until soft and set aside.

  5. In a second pan, melt butter.

  6. Add enough flour to make a thick paste.

  7. Add enough milk, slowly, to make a smooth, runny sauce.

  8. Add salt and pepper

  9. Set aside.

  10. Drain jicamas and squash and place in a large bowl.

  11. Add onion, oil, chervil, and cream to the jicamas and squash.

  12. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  13. Mash well until smooth. Set aside.

  14. Heat sauce on medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly.

  15. Remove from heat and stir in Jarlsberg cheese, which will melt.

  16. Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray (or grease).

  17. Spoon the jicama and squash mixture into the casserole and pour the cheese sauce on top.

  18. Bake for 20 minutes at 275 degrees.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 254.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
243
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
7.9g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
38mg
13%
Sodium
617mg
26%
Potassium
425mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
15.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
10.5g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 27% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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