Side Dishes

Completely Keto Cheesy Squash Casserole

In a quaint, sunlit kitchen nestled in the heart of a bustling keto-friendly community, a local home cook named Ava found herself pondering over the bountiful harvest of squash from her backyard garden. With the autumn season in full swing and a desire to create a comforting, warm dish that adhered to her strict ketogenic diet, Ava set her sights on reinventing a classic family favorite: the squash casserole.

Ava, known among her friends for her innovative keto recipes, wanted to capture the essence of this traditional dish while making it completely keto-friendly. She envisioned a casserole that would not only utilize the abundance of squash but also incorporate the rich, creamy textures and flavors that keto enthusiasts, like herself, often crave.

Experimenting with various ingredients, Ava discovered the perfect combination: thinly sliced squash layered with chopped onions for sweetness, beaten eggs to bind it all together, and almond flour to replace the traditional breadcrumbs, ensuring the dish remained low in carbs. The addition of butter added a luxurious richness, while a touch of Swerve brought out the natural sweetness of the squash without adding sugar. Seasoned with Himalayan salt and black pepper for depth, and topped with a generous layer of grated mozzarella that melted into a golden, bubbly crust, Ava’s “Completely Keto Cheesy Squash Casserole” was a masterpiece of flavors and textures.

Upon serving her creation at a family dinner, the casserole was met with rave reviews. It wasn’t just the delicious taste or the keto-friendly aspect that made it a hit, but the warmth and love infused into every bite. Ava’s recipe quickly became a staple in her community, shared among friends and family looking for a comforting, nutritious meal that fit their ketogenic lifestyle. It stood as a testament to the idea that with a bit of creativity and a love for cooking, even the most traditional dishes could be transformed into something new, healthy, and equally cherished.

Completely Keto Cheesy Squash Casserole

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Squash Casserole
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8 people


  • 3 lbs squash - yellow or green sliced extra thin
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 8 oz butter
  • 1/2 tbsp Swerve optional
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 4 oz grated mozzarella


  1. Slice squash extra thin with mandolin

  2. Place in bowl with onions, eggs, almond flour, butter, Swerve, salt and pepper.

  3. Place in greased casserole dish (use coconut oil or butter).

    Top with grated cheese

  4. Bake in 350 oven for one hour.

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