Winter Squash Gratin - 1 Guiding Stars
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Winter squash is sweet and lovely. Baked to perfection and topped with a crust of breadcrumbs, it’s the perfect side for any family dinner…up to and including a holiday feast.

Tip: For Thanksgiving, you could prep everything but the breadcrumbs a day or two in advance, refrigerating until ready to bake.


  • 3 lbs. winter squash, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Coat a 3-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Toss together all of the ingredients except breadcrumbs. Spread evenly in baking dish and top with breadcrumbs.
  3. Bake until squash is tender (1-2 hours). Serve hot.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 160; Total Fat 7g (9% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 405mg (18% DV); Total Carbohydrate 25g (9% DV); Dietary Fiber 4g (14% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 8% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Vitamin A 120% DV; Vitamin K 70% DV; Vitamin C 50% DV.
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