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The history of grilling at Kingsford is a classic American story. It all started in 1919 when Edward G. Kingsford helped Henry Ford procure a stretch of timberland to supply wood for his auto plants.

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Smoked Yellow Squash Casserole

If you’re a fan of cheesy veggie casseroles — you’ll love the smoky deliciousness of this dish that only a grill can add.

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Cooking for 8 people


  • 4 cup yellow squash, sliced
  • 0.5 cup onion, chopped
  • 35 buttery round crackers
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shreeded

Seasoning Mix

  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz. milk
  • 2 oz. butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp. you favorite rub

to serve

  • 2 oz. butter, cubed for topping

1 Food Prep

First, slice the squash on a non-stick mat and set aside until ready to grill.

Next, in a bowl, combine the crushed crackers and cheese. Reserve half for the topping. Then, combine your seasoning mix in a large bowl and add the cooked squash.

Add the squash mixture to a well-greased baking dish, then add the remaining topping and dot with the butter.

2 Grill Prep

Fuel: We recommend Kingsford® Hardwood Pellets

Amount: 1 to 1.5 lb.

Temp: 400°F

3 The Cook

  • Leave the sliced squash on the grill mat and cook for 8–10 minutes on the grill until slightly soft. Then combine the squash with the rest of the ingredients into a well-greased baking dish.
  • Place the baking dish on the grill and cook at 400°F for 30 minutes, until it reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF and is golden brown.

  • Serve and enjoy.

Recipe created by recteq on behalf of Kingsford® Charcoal.

2 Reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hardwood pellets are not handy I guess the pellets hold the heat longer to bake something, but its an item that you have to go to the store for specifically and don't have it handy. I like the idea of grilling the squash first for extra flavor.
Date published: 2023-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was the BEST!! I can’t believe how good this was. My daughter went back for 2nds, as did I. The flavors & cooking time was perfect. I’ll defy make this again.
Date published: 2023-06-23
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