Easy & Classic Kabocha Squash Gratin

Easy & Classic Kabocha Squash Gratin

No need for white sauce! Make this classic gratin dish with kabocha squash.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Onion (sliced)
Green pepper
Shimeji mushrooms
1/3 pack
Chicken tenders
Penne pasta
as desired
Kabocha squash
Low fat milk
350 ml
Soup stock cubes
Black pepper
a small amount
as desired
a small amount
Margarine (or butter)
a small amount
Flour (cake flour)
a small amount


1. Melt the margarine in a frying pan and stir-fry the onion, carrots and mushrooms.
2. Cut the chicken tenders into bite sized pieces and add to the pan, along with some firmly cooked penne pasta, and sprinkle with black pepper.
3. Lightly break up the boiled kabocha squash and add it to the pan as well. Stir-fry while mixing it into the cooked ingredients.
4. Dissolve some flour in a pan of milk, then heat the milk up and add the soup stock cubes.
5. Pour the sauce from Step 4 into the frying pan from Step 3 and mix everything together.
6. Sprinkle some cheese and panko over the top and bake in the oven.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a recipe I thought of to use up all of the kabocha squashes that I got.
I recommend this simple recipe as there's no need to cook the flour or make a white sauce but it still comes out beautifully.
It only took me 15 minutes to prepare.