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Easy Butternut Squash Gratin

Points® value
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
30 min
40 min
Warm up with this hearty squash casserole. Salty feta is a super complement to the sweet squash.


Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Butternut squash

6 cup(s), diced (about 7 oz)

Red onion

½ medium, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)

Olive oil

1 tbsp(s)

Fresh sage

1 tbsp(s), chopped (plus extra leaves for garnish)

Ground cumin

1 tsp(s)

Chili powder

½ tsp(s)

Black pepper

½ tsp(s)

Orange zest

½ tbsp(s), finely grated

Whole milk

1 cup(s)

Crumbled feta cheese

3 oz, fresh French feta preferred

Panko breadcrumbs

¼ cup(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place oven rack in middle of oven. Coat a large (13-in) oval gratin dish with cooking spray (or any 9- X 13-in baking dish); set aside.
  2. Combine squash, onion, oil, sage, cumin, chili powder, pepper and zest in prepared dish; toss well and distribute evenly. Pour milk over dish and tightly cover with aluminum foil; bake until squash is just barely tender, 25 minutes.
  3. Remove foil from pan and sprinkle evenly with feta and panko; reduce heat to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, until panko is just golden and squash is tender, 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool 5 minutes. Garnish with sage; serve.
  4. Serving size: 1/2 cup