Summer Squash Gratin
Recipe type: summer side dish
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Serves: serves 2
A simple dish of baked summer squash topped with panko and cheese.
  • ½ teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 2 medium-sized zucchini, trimmed and sliced lengthwise, ⅛ inch thick
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon each of fresh dill, thyme and parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated Gruyere cheese
  • sweet paprika
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Butter a gratin dish or shallow baking dish and set aside.
  3. Combine the sliced zucchini, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, dill, thyme and parsley in a bowl and toss together.
  4. Arranged the tossed zucchini in the gratin dish. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with panko, then the cheese and dust with paprika. Bake 10 minutes more until golden and bubbling. Serve at once.
Recipe by Liz The Chef at