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Butternut Squash Almond Gratin

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Butternut squash; (2 to 2
  • -1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 c Lowfat milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 2/3 c Slivered almonds
  • 1/3 c Sliced green onions
  • 1/4 ts Hot pepper sauce; or more
  • 2/3 c Unseasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 ts Dried thyme


Heat oven to 375 degrees. Halve squash vertically. Place cut sides down in
shallow baking dish; add 1/4 inch water. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake
about 45 minutes until thickest part of squash is just tender when pierced
with pick. Scoop pulp from skin into bowl and break up into small chunks;
mash lightly with back of spoon. Mix in milk and season with salt and
pepper. Spoon in an even layer in shallow 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
Meanwhile, melt butter in nonstick skillet over medium heat; add almonds.
Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes until almonds are lightly browned. Mix in
onions and pepper sauce; cook 1 minute. Mix in bread crumbs and thyme. Cook
and stir 2 minutes. Cover squash with almond mixture in an even layer. Bake
in center of oven 20 to 25 minutes until squash is heated through and
almond mixture is browned and crisp.

Servings: 4 to 6

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