Baked Butternut Squash with Feta Cheese

This is one of my favorite fall dishes: baked butternut squash with a creamy, cheese topping. Try it! You won't regret it.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • 1 butternut squash - peeled, seeded, and cut into wedges

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¾ cup heavy cream

  • ½ cup creme fraiche

  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, pressed

  • 1 bay leaf

  • salt to taste

  • freshly ground white pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch white sugar

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, or to taste

  • 1 (8 ounce) package feta cheese, crumbled


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a rimmed baking sheet with olive oil.

  2. Distribute butternut squash wedges like shingles onto the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Combine cream, creme fraiche, garlic, and bay leaf in a small saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, sugar, and nutmeg. Pour cream mixture over pumpkin on the baking sheet and sprinkle with parsley. Evenly sprinkle feta cheese on top.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until gratin is browned on top and squash is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

586 Calories
47g Fat
36g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 586
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 27g 135%
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 711mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 57mg 285%
Calcium 438mg 34%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 985mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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