Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin
Looking for a tasty new side dish for a special meal like Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? How about this butternut squash and feta gratin? It's so easy to make! You pretty much just need to peel, seed and dice the butternut squash, mix everything, throw it in a dish in the oven and bake! I am totally enchanted by the sweet and salty combo of the melt in your mouth, creamy, butternut squash and the feta cheese and those little bits of browned feta cheese on the top are the best part! This butternut squash and feta gratin is the perfect side dish for any meal and it also makes for a nice light main!

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin
Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Butternut Squash and Feta Gratin

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 6

A sweet and salty, melton your mouth butternut squash gratin with penny of feta!


ingredients
  • 6 cups butternut squash (or pumpkin, kabocha, etc.), peeled, seeded and cut into bite sized cubes
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • 3/4 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
  • 1 cup feta, crumbled
  • salt and papper to taste
directions
  1. Mix everything, place in a baking dish and bake in a preheated 400F/200C oven until the butternut squash is tender, the top is lightly golden brown and the sides are bubbling, about 30-40 minutes.

Option: Replace the parmesan cheese with gruyere, kefalotyri, kefalograviera or graviera.
Option: Add a pinch of nutmeg.
Option: Replace the feta with another cheese like parmesan, gruyere, cheddar, etc.
Option: Use a bechamel sauce instead of a heavy cream sauce.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 219, Fat 13.1g (Saturated 8.6, Trans 0), Cholesterol 50mg, Sodium 379mg, Carbs 20g (Fiber 3.1g, Sugars 4.6g), Protein 8.6g
Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam

9 comments:

Maria Lichty said...

This looks like a Thanksgiving hit!

Heather Christo said...

What a beautiful Side dish!

Julie | Table for Two said...

I'm slightly obsessing over the feta in this! Looks amazing!

Lavues said...

That looks so appetizing! What a great recipe for side dish!

linda said...

Please excuse me but what do you mean by 'until the butternut squash is thunder'? This recipe looks fabulous!!

Kevin Lynch said...

linda: That should be tender rather than thunder! :)

Rachael Cargin said...

Aah this looks so yummy! Butternut Squash and feta are the perfect combination!

Rach

Carlene said...

So delicious! I added cheddar in addition to the feta and we nearly polished off the entire dish.

Kevin Lynch said...

Carlene: I'm glad you enjoyed it! Cheddar would be an amazing addition!

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