Packed with nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium, this gratin makes a healthy and elegant side dish. And combining butternut squash, apples, cranberries and walnuts, it’s the quintessential fall food!
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Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray.
Steam squash in steamer basket over boiling water 5 minutes or until tender.
Combine butternut squash, apple, cranberries, walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, if desired, and pepper in large bowl; gently mix. Pour in orange juice. Spoon evenly into prepared pie plate.
Cover and bake 20 minutes or until squash and apple are fork-tender.
Meanwhile, combine bread crumbs and butter in small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
*Note. To make fresh bread crumbs, tear 1 slice bread into pieces; process in food processor until coarse crumbs form.
Yield: 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 150, Carbohydrates: 26 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 70 mg, Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 bread/starch, 1/2 fat, 1 fruit.
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