Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin


Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin
The small squash used here is the Japanese chestnut pumpkin or "potimarron". For this gratin, we scrape out the seeds and fill the centre with a mixture of three sorts of cheese and cream, then bake it in the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft.

Served straight from the oven like this, it is good to dive into the gratin with a spoon.
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Last modified on: January 24th 2016

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin : Photo of step #1

Prepare the pumpkins


Use one small pumpkin (about 11 ounces or 300 g) per person.

Slice just a little off the bottom so that it will sit firmly on the plate.

Take care to leave a good thickness of skin, or the pumpkin may leak during cooking.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin : Photo of step #2
Use a spoon to scoop out the seeds from the centre of each pumpkin, then

salt and pepper the inside.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin : Photo of step #3
Slice the cheeses thinly and divide between the pumpkins.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin : Photo of step #4
Pour a spoonful of cream over the cheese, then salt lightly and pepper.

Stage 5 - 40 min.
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin : Photo of step #5

Cook the pumpkins


Bake for about 40 minutes.

Stage 6
Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin : Photo of step #6
Serve piping hot.
Remarks
You can use any combination of cheeses you prefer, rather than this (delicious) trio from the Franche-Comté.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
552 Kcal or 2,311 Kj31 gr38 gr31 gr
28 %12 %4 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
77 Kcal or 322 Kj4 gr5 gr4 gr
4 %2 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
276 Kcal or 1,156 Kj16 gr19 gr15 gr
14 %6 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 people : 3.17 €
  • Per person : 1.59 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron braised in meat jus, Mixed vegetable curry, Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée, Taos hotpot, How to prepare a pumpkin (or potimarron), ... All
Comté cheeseComté cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Turmeric risotto, Spinach and Comté Loaf, bread-crust quiche, Deep leek and potato quiche, Two-cheese quiche, ... All
Mont d'Or cheeseMont d'Or cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta with Mont d'Or, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Morel risotto with Vin Jaune and Mont d'Or, Hot box cheese , Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables, ... All
Morbier cheeseMorbier cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gratin Comtois, Bouchées montagnardes, Ham and cheese slices with spring onions, Montbenoit's canapés, ... All
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