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Pumpkin, Pear, and Cranberry Gratin

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled fresh pumpkin
  • 2 cups finely chopped peeled pear
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
  • 3 tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 (1-ounce) slices white bread
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 147
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 27 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 221 mg
  • calcium 76 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Steam pumpkin, covered, for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.

  3. Place the pumpkin, pear, and next 7 ingredients (pear through pepper) in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Spoon into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 400° for 20 minutes.

  4. Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs form to measure 1 cup. Combine breadcrumbs, cheese, and butter. Uncover gratin; top with breadcrumb mixture. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until golden brown.