>Pumpkin / courge au gratin



A simple first course or light lunch.


2 servings as a main dish, 4 as a first course / pour 2 personnes, ou une entrée pour 2

750 gm pumpkin, peeled and cut into chunks / courge, épluché et coupé en morceaux

4 cloves garlic / gousses d’ail

100 gm blue cheese / fromage bleu

olive oil, salt, pepper / huile d’olive, sel, poivre

Roast the pieces of pumpkin, sprinkled with salt, with the olive oil and garlic cloves, in an oven dish in the oven for an hour at 180 degrees C.  Purée them in a liquidiser or food processer.  /  Faire cuire les morceaux de courge, saupoudré de sel, avec les gousses d’ail et l’huile d’olive, dans un plat à four au four pour une heure à 180 C.  Faire une purée des morceaux dans un mixeur.


Put the pumpkin purée in greased individual dishes or an oven-proof serving dish, and cover with pieces of cheese.  Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.  Return to the oven until the cheese has melted.  /  Mettre la purée de courge dans des plats individuels ou un plat à four et mettre des morceaux de fromage audessus.  Saupoudrer du poivre noir moulu.  Mettre au four jusqu’à les morceaux de fromage soient fondus.

Serve with bread.  /  Servir accompagné du pain.



2 responses to “>Pumpkin / courge au gratin

  1. >Lovely! I did something very similar with a butternut squash, but unfortunately Steve wasn't keen. Shame.

  2. >Looks wonderful! My daughter (Dazed) and husband are coming for dinner tonight so I am making this for the starter. Just put the pumpkin, garlic and olive oil in the oven.

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