Indian Winter Squash Gratin

Total Time
21mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 min

I'm about to move so I'm posting all the recipes I have found written on scrap paper around my desk. I don't know where they're from or how long they take; I just don't want to lose them in the move.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut squash in half, scoop out and discard seeds. Place cut side down in a baking dish with 1/4 inch water. Cover and bake about 1 hour.
  3. When finished, let cool slightly, scoop out flesh and cut into 3/4" cubes.
  4. Toss in large bowl with all ingredients except almonds, spread in 6 quart baking dish and sprinkle with almonds.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, until bubbly and thick. If almonds are getting too dark, lower heat to 325 and bake longer.
Most Helpful

We enjoyed this! I made it with a large buttercup squash, and lacking cardomom, substituted some cumin and allspice. I did get confuseed when I reached the instruction to spread the squash mixture in a 6-qt. baking dish. My largest baking dish is a 3.5 qt. pan sufficient for a whole lasagna. I used that - it made a reasonably thin layer and seemed to work fine. I'll make this again for certain - next time with cardomom.

Sagadahoc March 25, 2008