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Slow Cooker Cheesy Squash

Slow Cooker Cheesy Squash- only 4 ingredients needed for this super delicious side dish. Yellow squash and sweet onion are coated in a buttery, cheesy sauce. So delicious!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword slow cooker, summer, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 237kcal


  • 4 medium yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise and then into half-moon shapes
  • 1 small sweet onion, Cut in half and sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 6 ounces velveeta cheese, cubed
  • salt and pepper


  • Place squash and onion in a large microwave-safe bowl. Add a few tablespoons of water. Cover with platic wrap and microwave for 3 to 5 minutes. You want the squash to be crisp-tender.
    Drain well and blot dry with paper towels. Place in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Scatter the butter and Velveeta on top. Cover and cook on LOW for 1 1/2 hours.
    If not tender enough, cook longer.
  • Stir and check for seasoning. Add salt and pepper to taste.


If you want this dish spicy, add 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes.


Calories: 237kcal