Quinoa and Butternut Gratin

Quinoa and Butternut Gratin


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  • 350 grams butternut squash
  • 2 onions
  • 250 grams quinoa
  • olive oil (2 cl.)
  • 3 eggs
  • milk (75 cl.)
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • salt (to taste)
  • ground black pepper (to taste)
  • cumin (to taste)


  1. 1Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. 2Peel and dice the squash.
  3. 3Slice the onions.
  4. 4Cook the quinoa for 20 minutes.
  5. 5Saute the squash with onions in olive oil for about 20 minutes on low heat.
  6. 6Drain the quinoa and mix in the pan with the squash.
  7. 7Butter a gratin dish and add the squash mixture.
  8. 8In a bowl, mix 3 eggs, milk, and cream.
  9. 9Add salt, pepper, and some cumin powder.
  10. 10Pour on top of squash mixture.
  11. 11Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, until the gratin is golden brown.
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