Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash are a great addition to the Thanksgiving Table! Cheesy, buttery, tender, delicious.
It’s that time! If you haven’t already started planning your Thanksgiving menu (like me and my last – minuteness over here) this post is here to save your sanity. I connected with 25 really really fantastic bloggers and pulled together 25 really terrific additions to your Thanksgiving menu! There’s a little bit of everything! .
Before we get to all the other amazing sides and desserts (let’s face it – Thanksgiving is NOT about the turkey), I want to tell you all about Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash.
This easy recipe looks pretty on the table and can be assembled ahead of time.
I sliced some red and gold potatoes reeeeeally thinly and layered them with very thinly sliced butternut squash. You could also use sweet potatoes. I wound them around the pie plate until it was stuffed full, poured some melted butter over the top, and then made a Garlic Herb version of my favorite cheese sauce. Pour it over the layers, and bake. Ta da!!!
- 5 cups assorted potatoes, very thinly sliced, skins still on (see note)
- 2 cups very thinly sliced butternut squash
- 3 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 cups shredded Garlic Herb Cheddar
- Preheat the oven to 400F. Spray a 9" pie plate or medium sized casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- Layer the potato slices alternating the colors (I did red, yellow, squash, repeat) and wind them around the prepared dish until it was as full as I could get it. If you have a slightly larger dish add a few more potatoes.
- Melt the butter and pour 2 tablespoons over the layered potatoes and squash. Leave the remaining butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
- Stir together the cold milk and cornstarch. Pour it into the pan with the butter and let it come to a simmer.
- Remove it from the heat and stir in the cheese until smooth.
- Pour the cheese sauce over the potatoes and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
2. If you can't find Cabot's Garlic Herb Cheddar, you can use sharp white cheddar cheese. If you want the garlic herb flavor, add 2 teaspoons of finely minced garlic to the butter in the pan. Cook for just 1 minute. Then add the cornstarch + milk and bring to a simmer. Add ½ teaspoon dried dill, remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the cheese.
So without further ado, here’s all your turkey day inspiration.
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