Squash Au Gratin with Spicy Italian Sausage

One-pan wonders, a la casserole life, is ideal for this season! Check out this healthier recipe rehab of a potato au gratin with some added protein.

Squash Au Gratin with Spicy Italian Sausage

makes 8 servings

What You Need:

  • 5 spicy Italian chicken sausage
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Italian seasoning, generous amounts
  • 1 large delicata squash, chopped + roasted
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bunch of Swiss chard
  • Olive oil, for cooking
  • salt + pepper, to taste

To Make:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Chop up the squash into 1-inch pieces. Roast with oil drizzle until lightly browned- roughly 25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, remove the casing on the sausage + cook it in a skillet over medium heat until browned. Remove from the pan, add in the onion + a bit of olive oil, + cook until lightly browned-roughly 10 minutes.
  3. Mix the sausage, onion, Italian seasoning, + hand-torn Swiss chard into a bowl.
  4. Remove the squash from the oven + top with the sausage mixture + cheese. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted + bubbly.