Squash and Mushroom Gratin Squash and Mushroom Gratin

Author: Canadian Living

Easy and impressive, this makes a good side dish or vegetarian main dish for weekend entertaining.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com


  • 3 cups sliced mushrooms (about 8 0z/250 g)
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 butternut squash (1 lb/500 g)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons vegetabIe oil
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese


In bowl, toss together mushrooms, onion, garlic, marjoram, half of the salt, and pepper. Peel and seed squash; slice thinly. In separate bowl, toss squash with cornstarch, oil and remaining salt.

Spread half of the mushroom mixture in bottom of 11- x 7-inch (2 L) glass baking dish; top with half each of the squash mixture and cheese. Repeat layers. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for about 40 minutes or until squash is tender. Let stand for 10 minutes.


Nutritional facts Per serving, about:

  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 160.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g
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Squash and Mushroom Gratin