Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin

This butternut squash gratin recipe is creamy, cheesy and sultry. It''s the perfect Thanksgiving Day side dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds butternut squash, seeds and skin removed, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large leeks, white and light green parts only, chopped (or 4 small leeks)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 loaf baguette, cut into 1/2 inch slices (about 8 total slices)
  • 6 ounces manchego cheese, grated
  • 2 ounces asiago cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons basil, julienned
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