Yellow Squash and Goat Cheese Gratin! Got a bumper crop of summer squash as I do? If yes, you are probably looking for creative ways to use up this healthy vegetable. After making breads and adding them to soups, yellow squash works wonderfully in this lightened-up gratin. It is a perfect complement to grilled chicken or fish.
Yellow Squash and Goat Cheese GratinPrint
Yellow squash plus delicious ingredients equal a scrumptious summer side dish!
2 medium yellow squash
4 small red potatoes
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 ounces crumbled goat cheese
salt and ground pepper, to taste
1/4 cup milk, or soy milk
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 bunch basil, chopped
- Preheat your oven to 400F. With a mandolin or very sharp knife, slice the yellow squash and potatoes very thin. Place in a medium bowl and toss with the olive oil and a generous sprinkling of salt and pepper.
- Place 1/3 of the squash mixture in a 2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with half of the goat cheese. Add another 1/3 and the rest of the goat cheese.
- Place the rest of the yellow squash mixture in the dish and sprinkle with the parmesan cheese. Pour the milk over the entire dish.
- Bake, covered, for 30 minutes, then uncover and bake for 15 minutes more or until the top browns. Sprinkle the basil and serve hot.
Keywords: side dish, vegetables