Food, Dining, Inspiration Blogged by: Skye Swaney 21 Mar 2022

Twice Roasted Butternut & Sage Gratin with Parmesan

If you’re looking for a delicious side to add to your Easter menu, look no further than this quick, easy and impressive gratin. Sweet and nutty roasted Butternut pumpkin, lightly flavoured with sage and topped with a golden, cheesy crust.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes


  • 1/2 butternut pumpkin (roughly 1kg), peeled and sliced into 0.5cm slices
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 1 teaspoon plain flour
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan, grated


  • Preheat oven to 200°C
  • Peel pumpkin and remove seeds, then cut into 1cm slices
  • Grease a medium-sized oval or rectangular baking dish with butter, then arrange pumpkin slices in overlapping rows
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until soft
  • Mix cream and flour in a small bowl or jug until well combined. Stir through garlic, nutmeg and half of the sage, then season well with salt and pepper
  • Remove pumpkin from oven and pour cream mixture over the top. Sprinkle with grated cheeses, then remaining sage
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until pumpkin is soft and cheese is golden brown.

Nutrition Information:
Average Quantity per Serving                Average Quantity per 100g
ENERGY                      1017kJ (242kcal)                                   473kJ (113kcal)
PROTEIN                     8.3g                                                      3.9g
FAT, TOTAL                 17.1g                                                    8.0g
- SATURATED              10.4g                                                    4.9g
CARBOHYDRATE        12.7g                                                    5.9g
- SUGARS                    9.5g                                                      4.4g
DIETARY FIBRE           3.0g                                                      1.4g
SODIUM                       174mg                                                  81mg