Squash & Green Pepper au Gratin
Combining palaʻai (squash), green bell peppers, coconut cream & freshly grated cheese, this savory dish is a delicious twist on the classic French au gratin!
4 cups steamed squash, large dice
1 cup coconut cream
1 cup pepper jack cheese, grated
2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ a yellow onion, sliced
½ a green bell pepper, sliced
½ a jalapeño, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees.
In a cast iron skillet (or another oven-proof skillet) heat the oil on medium high heat.
Add the onions and bell peppers to the pan and cook until soft.
Add the jalapeño and garlic, cook 1 more minute
Add the squash and coconut cream, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook 5 minutes.
Stir in pepper jack cheese, top with parmesan and bake 25-30 minutes until golden brown on top.