Parmesan-Butternut Squash Gratin

Parmesan-Butternut Squash Gratin

Crispy bread crumbs add a bit of crunch to tender slices of butternut squash seasoned with garlic and Parmesan.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
butternut squash (2 1/2 lb)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup Progresso® panko bread crumbs
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Peel, halve lengthwise and seed squash; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Arrange with slices overlapping slightly in bottom of baking dish.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Reduce heat to low. Add garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic is soft and butter is infused with garlic flavor. Do not let butter brown.
  3. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, cheese and 1 tablespoon of the butter-garlic mixture.
  4. Brush squash slices with remaining butter-garlic mixture. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and bread crumb mixture.
  5. Bake uncovered 30 to 40 minutes or until squash is tender when pierced with fork. Increase oven temperature to 425°F; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Before serving, sprinkle parsley over top.
Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each)
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Do-Ahead
To make ahead, prepare the recipe through step 4. Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
Did You Know?
Butternut squash is a tan-colored, elongated vegetable with a bulbous end and mildly sweet flavor. When selecting butternut squash, look for those that have hard, tough rinds and are heavy for their size.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.