Butternut Squash Scalloped Potatoes

Dec 21, 2022 4:03:40 PM Carly Hanellin

"My mom used to make this recipe every year during the holidays. My wife loves it, and I make it for us every year! The addition of butternut squash adds a sweet seasonal flavor that makes it a little different than your traditional scalloped potatoes."  -Antonio, Content Producer

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Butternut Squash Scalloped Potatoes
Butternut Squash 1 lb
Potatoes 1 lb
Butter 1/4 cup
Garlic - Minced 2 cloves
Panko Bread Crumbs 1/4 cup
Parmesan Cheese 1/3 cup
Salt  1/4 tsp
Pepper 1/8 tsp
Fresh Parsley 1/4 cup


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Peel, halve lengthwise and seed squash; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices along with your potatoes. Arrange with slices overlapping slightly in bottom of baking dish.
2. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Reduce heat to low. Add garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic is soft and butter is infused with garlic flavor. Do not let butter brown.

  • 3. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, cheese and 1 tablespoon of the butter-garlic mixture.

  • 4. Brush squash slices with remaining butter-garlic mixture. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and bread crumb mixture.
    • 5. Bake uncovered 30 to 40 minutes or until squash is tender when pierced with fork. Increase oven temperature to 425°F; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Before serving, sprinkle parsley over top and extra cheese.