Spaghetti Squash Gratin
This savory spaghetti squash casserole gets an umami boost from anchovies and Parmesan. The creamy sauce is surprisingly low in fat, so go ahead and have a second helping!
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- Servings: 8
Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2012
- 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 to 2 anchovy fillets, chopped
- 3 teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves
- 5 cups Simple Roasted Spaghetti Squash Recipe
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 3/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small pot, bring broth, milk, and garlic to a boil over medium-high and cook 1 minute. Pour into a medium bowl, then slowly add flour, whisking constantly.
In pot, melt butter over medium. Add anchovies and 2 teaspoons sage and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Return broth mixture to pan, bring to a simmer, and cook until thickened, 6 minutes. Discard garlic.
Add squash to sauce and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a 2-quart shallow baking dish.
In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon sage, breadcrumbs, and Parmesan and sprinkle over squash. Bake until top is golden brown and mixture is bubbling at edges, 20 to 25 minutes.