Butternut Squash, Apple, Onion Au Gratin

Butternut Squash, Apple, Onion Au Gratin

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"Great fall dish! Our family uses it as a Thanksgiving side. Can be made vegetarian by leaving out bacon and substituting vegetable stock for chicken stock."


1 h 20 m servings 169 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 387 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 9- x 11-inch glass baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place flour, salt, and cinnamon into a large plastic bag. Add squash, apples, and onions; shake until lightly dusted.
  3. In glass dish, layer 1/2 of squash, apples, and sweet onion. Pour 1/2 cup chicken stock over the top, then sprinkle 1/2 of cheese. Layer with remaining squash, apple, and onions. Pour remaining chicken stock over the top, and cover with foil.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes.
  5. Take out and sprinkle with bacon crumbles and remaining cheese. Return, uncovered, to oven; bake for another 5 minutes. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 85 Ratings


I combined suggestions by previous testers, introduced my own touches, and my husband absolutely loved it! (1) I used only 1/2 c broth which, as other testers commented, was the perfect amount....

This review is written by a family that typically would not eat squash. We are a meat and potatoes family and don't usually venture from the very typical brocolli, green beans, peas, carrots ty...

I made this recipe as written, and my husband and I had the same reaction: "Hmm." It was odd. I love apple and cheddar together, and I like all of the ingrediants, but the result was not the int...

This is an excellent way to serve squash to some one who does not like it. Because of this recipe my husband is now a squash convert. He never liked it before, and starting him out with this del...

I made this as a main dish (serves 4) served with crusty bread. I didn't have 4 apples in so used 1 apple, 1 onion finely sliced, 6 small new potatoes and 1/2 cup apple juice and 1/2 cup veggie ...

YUM! I know what's going to be on our Thanksgiving table! I am vegetarian, so this is what I did. 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed (I just used one of the small ones from last co-op pickup,...

Cooking time for this recipe clearly fell short of that required in order to tenderize the ingredients. Allow 60-90 minutes of oven time. For my family's tastes, bacon crumbles would be option...

We enjoyed this recipe. Changes...added uncooked chicken breast chunks with other ingredients to slow cooker. I cut squash in varying sizes up to 1x1, so big pieces had some integrity after co...

This was such a delicious side dish!! I di as some of the other users recommended and halved the chicken sotck, and used 1/2 c of cheddar and 1/2 c mozzerella. This was so tasty, such a wonderf...