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Summer Squash Gratin

Apr 4, 2012

This dish is a tried and true family favorite. My grandmother and mom made it all the time for us growing up and now it is a favorite for my boys (well Matt at least, Sterling has turned into quite the picky eater these days.) It is so super easy to whip together and deliciously tasty. Mt grandmother would totally call this a casserole but Gratin sounds much fancier, right?? You all know I love a casserole because it can be made ahead of time and just popped in the oven at dinner. I usually serve this with grilled chicken or fish and add another veggie and you have a well rounded meal!

SUMMER SQUASH GRATIN-2 LBS SQUASH AND ZUCCHINI CHOPPED
-1 SMALL ONION CHOPPED
-1 CUP MAYO
-2 TABLESPOONS SOUR CREAM
-1 CUP GRUYERE CHEESE
– 1/2 CUP PARMESAN CHEESE
-2 EGGS BEATEN
-1/2 TSP SALT
-1/4 TSP PEPPER

TOPPING:
-1 CUP PLAIN BREAD CRUMBS, PANKO OR RITZ CRACKERS CRUSHED
-2 TABLESPOON BUTTER

MIX ALL INGREDIENTS TOGETHER AND POUR INTO GREASED CASSEROLE DISH. MIX BREAD CRUMBS AND MELTED BUTTER AND POUR OVER THE CASSEROLE. BAKE AT 350 DEGREES 35-45 MINS UNTIL TOP BROWNS.

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  1. ummm ummm ummm this looks amazing. Skeptical of the low fat mayo. Can you notice the difference? I am an all fat mayo kind of gal.

  2. now this has Matthew written ALL OVER IT! He loves all squash casseroles. I'm still a little hesitant myself, but this looks like one I might actually try a bite of. All that cheesy gratin goodness!

  3. KatiePerk says:

    Yum. I love squash and parmesan!!

  4. Oh my gosh YUM! I am making this for dinner tonight! xo

  5. Ooo summer squash!! Love this time of year when we can start enjoying fresh produce!

  6. Nickie says:

    This sounds great!! I have a squash "gratin" (cassarole) that I have made for a while, but it lacked some "umph". Yours looks full of "umph" and I can't wait to try it out.

  7. This looks delish! I can't wait to try!

  8. That sounds so good! Can't wait to try it.

  9. Sara Mueller says:

    This looks delicious! Must try soon!

  10. I am one of those people that just *LOVES* squash! This is a definite *heck yes* for me (c: Plus, there's cheese. No brainer.

  11. Taylor says:

    this is my kind of dish! obsessed with casseroles and one pot meals! And I agree…. I am definitely going to start calling ever gratin!

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  12. Val says:

    This would be perfect on my Easter menu….YUM

  13. Mrs. Lovely says:

    I ended up making this last night, but my zucchini had already gone bad so I swapped it for hominy. Very Good!! thanks šŸ™‚

  14. emily says:

    I am totally making this soon!

  15. hollybay says:

    This recipe is awesome! Sadie go ahead and use all fat mayo. I used Miracle Whip, I just don't like Mayo. It turned out great!

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