Butternut Squash-Parmesan Gratin

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Level of Difficulty: Easy

Serves 6


1-2 & 1/2 lb Butternut Squash

2 Cloves Garlic

1/4 C. Panko bread crumbs (regular and/or Italian seasoned)

1/3 C. Parmesan Cheese, grated

1/4 c. Italian flat leaf parsley

1/4 t. kosher salt

1/8 t. black pepper

1/4 C. Olive Oil


Heat oven to 350 F degrees. Butter baking dish on sides and bottom. Peel, halve and seed butternut squash, then cut into 1/2" slices. Arrange in baking dish overlapping slightly. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt & pepper. Bake, uncovered 15-20 minutes or until squash is tender when pierced with fork. Combine parmesan cheese, panko crumbs, minced garlic and Italian parsley in a bowl. Sprinkle mix over squash slices. Increase oven temperature to 425 F degrees, bake 5-10 minutes longer until lightly browned.

Recipe developed by Chef Laura Valcour