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Butternut Squash with Parmesan Gratin

Butternut Squash with Parmesan Gratin Butternut Squash with Parmesan Gratin

A great method to use up the seasonal butternut squash, bread crumb mixture became crispy and golden brown after baking, and love the sweetness of butternut squash.













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free


2 ½ pounds butternut squash
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
or canola oil
4 cloves garlic
minced, normal size, or 2 large cloves, or to taste
4 tablespoons bread crumbs
whole wheat or regular
cup Parmesan cheese
1 x salt
to taste
1 x black pepper
freshly ground, to taste
4 tablespoons cilantro
freshly chopped, or parsley


Heat oven to 375℉ (190℃) degrees.

Lightly coat 3-quart (13 by 9-inch) glass baking dish with cooking spray or grease with a little butter.

Peel, halve lengthwise and seed squash, slice into ½ inch thick.

In baking dish, arrange squash with slices overlapping slightly.

Ina small sauce pan, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat.

Reduce heat to low once butter is melted.

Stir in in garlic, cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring often, until garlic is soft and oil is infused with garlic flavour.

Do not let butter brown or garlic burn.

In small bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese and 1 tablespoon of the garlic oil.

Brush squash slices with remaining garlic oil.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then bread crumbs mixture.

Bake about 35 minutes or until squash is tender when pieced with fork.

Increase oven temperature to 425℉ (220℃) degrees.

Bake another 5 to 8 minutes or until bread crumb is lightly browned.

Sprinkle some chopped cilantro or parsley on top.

Serve warm.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 214g (7.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19746% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 154mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 425% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 16% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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