Butternut Squash & Kale Gratin


  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 bunch dinosaur kale, stems removed, leaves chopped
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 1 Del Monte® Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. fine sea salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese (4 oz.), shredded
  • 3-4 cups Del Monte® Pre-Cut Butternut Squash
  • ½ cup panko
  • ½ cup Parmesan (2 oz.), grated


Preheat oven to 350℉. Spray a wide, shallow baking dish with cooking spray.

In a large skillet heat oil over medium. Add kale and cook, stirring, until wilted. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

In same skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, salt, and pepper and sauté until softened, 6-8 minutes. Stir in flour, then gradually stir in cream and broth. Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened. Take off heat and stir in cheese.

In prepared baking dish arrange kale and squash and pour cheese sauce over everything.

Cover with foil and bake until squash is tender and sauce is thick and bubbly, about 40 minutes.

In a small bowl stir together panko and Parmesan. Remove foil from baking dish and sprinkle panko mixture over it. Return to oven and bake until browned, about 15 minutes. If desired, broil briefly to brown.

Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.


8 servings

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

1 hour

Calories Per Serving:


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 550mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 4g
Protein 10g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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