Gratin of Red Kuri Squash

Summary

Yield
Servings
Sourceboxmaster
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

Gratin of Red Kuri Squash

Ingredients

1
Red Kuri Squash (Seeded and Sliced)
2
Baking Potatoes (Peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces)
1
courgette (Grated)
2⁄3 c
ricotta
1⁄2
ic) nutmeg (!Teaspoon (Me Grated)
1 T
parsley (Chopped)
1⁄2 c
Fontina (or crumbled blue cheese)
 
salt
 
pepper
1 T
butter (Cut up)

Instructions

1. Set the oven at 400 degrees. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish.
2. In a large saucepan fitted with a steamer insert, combine the squash and potatoes. Bring to a boil, cover the pan, and steam over high heat for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender when pierced with a skewer.
3. Using a food mill or ricer set over a bowl, work the vegetables to form a puree. Or mash them with a potato masher until they are coarsely pureed. Add the zucchini, ricotta, nutmeg, parsley, 1/4 cup of the Fontina or blue cheese, and plenty of salt and pepper.
4. Transfer the mixture to the baking dish. Smooth the top. Add the remaining 1/4 cup cheese, butter, and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
5. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden. Let the dish rest for 5 minutes before serving.