Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
HOWARD L. PUCKETT

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Cook pumpkin in boiling water 8 minutes or until tender. Drain; set aside.

Step 3

Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat; add onion, and sauté 7 minutes or until golden brown. Remove onion from skillet, and set aside.

Step 4

Add flour to skillet. Gradually add broth, stirring with a whisk until blended. Cook over medium heat or until thick and bubbly (about 6 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in salt, nutmeg, and pepper.

Step 5

Combine pumpkin, onion, 1/4 cup cheese, and spinach in a bowl. Spoon pumpkin mixture into a 6-cup gratin dish coated with cooking spray. Pour sauce over pumpkin mixture. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over gratin. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Chef's Notes

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