zucchini and squash au gratin

★★★★★ 18
By Bobbie Seacrist
from Havre de Grace, MD

This zucchini and squash au gratin is an amazing side dish and cooks up so quick that it won't heat your kitchen up. For an even better taste, smoke it in the smoker!

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Squash is hard to dislike... and with this recipe, it's near impossible! The freshness of the zucchini is accented (not hidden) by the addition of cream and cheese... yummers!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 18
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For zucchini and squash au gratin

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 lg
    zucchini, sliced
  • 1 lg
    yellow squash, sliced
  • 2 md
    shallots, minced
  • 1 tsp
    garlic (fresh or jar)
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • shredded cheese, just a handful to sprinkle
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • sprinkle of oregano
  • Parmesan cheese, to taste

How To Make zucchini and squash au gratin

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Shallots cooking in fry pan
    2
    In a large skillet, saute shallots and garlic in the butter. Cook until shallots are translucent.
  • Zucchini, yellow squash and cheese mixture in fry pan
    3
    Add zucchini, squash and heavy cream. Add salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Zucchini and yellow squash au gratin mixture bubbling in fry pan
    4
    Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture is bubbly.
  • Zucchini and yellow squash au gratin in casserole
    5
    Transfer to an oven safe baking dish and sprinkle with a little more Parmesan and shredded cheese.
  • Zucchini and squash au gratin in casserole
    6
    Bake for 10 to 14 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and golden brown on top.
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZE82H2beTs
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