Baby Zucchini Gratin
15 minutes into the oven, and 45 minutes of hands off time. This simple, cheesy gratin turns anything into a seriously classy meal.
Servings: 8 People
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons minced shallots
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 3 pounds baby zucchini trimmed and very thinly sliced
- 1 ½ cups grated Gruyere
Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly butter a shallow 2 quart baking dishes, or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl whisk together the cream, garlic, shallots, thyme, salt and pepper. Add the sliced zucchini and use a rubber spatula to combine until the zucchini is all well coated with the cream mixture. Turn the zucchini into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle the grated cheese on top.
Bake for about 45 minutes until the cheese is nicely browned and the casserole is bubbling around the edges. Let sit for about 5 minutes then serve hot.
Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 831mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1517IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 1mg