Zucchini gratin

Zucchini gratin

Today we are cooking zucchini gratin. An incredibly tender and juicy dish with a golden crust. It’s simple to make, looks beautiful and sophisticated.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 6 people
Calories 269 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 knife
  • 1 baking dish
  • 1 grater
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 chopping board


  • 600 g zucchini
  • 150 g cheese hard
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 200 ml cream
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 30 g butter


  • Prepare everything necessary.
    Ingredients for zucchini gratin
  • Slice the zucchini into thin rounds. If the vegetable is not young – peel the skin, remove the soft inner part with seeds, and chop into slices. Put in a bowl, sprinkle with salt. Mix and leave for 10-20 minutes.
    600 g zucchini, ¼ tsp salt
    Zucchini with salt in a bowl
  • The vegetables will release a lot of liquid, which needs to be well squeezed out by hand. The zucchini will become soft, so they won’t break even with strong pressure.
    Zucchini squeezed from liquid
  • Grate the cheese onto a plate, add cornstarch, nutmeg, and chopped garlic.
    150 g cheese, 1 tbsp cornstarch, ¼ tsp nutmeg, 1 clove garlic
    Grated cheese, starch, nutmeg, garlic in a plate
  • Mix together.
    Cheese mix for casserole
  • Lay a layer of zucchini rounds in the baking dish.
    A layer of zucchini in a baking dish
  • Sprinkle with part of the cheese mixture.
    A layer of cheese mixture
  • Continue layering until all components are used. Cheese should be on top. Do not fill the dish more than two-thirds full, otherwise, the liquid may boil over during cooking. Place pieces of butter on top. Pour in the cream. The level of liquid should be up to half the height of the dish.
    200 ml cream, 30 g butter
    Pieces of butter, cream in a baking dish
  • Put in the oven and bake for 30 minutes at 180℃.
    Baked zucchini gratin
  • The zucchini gratin is ready. It is very tender when hot, so it’s best to let the dish stand for a couple of minutes before serving.
    Zucchini gratin


Calories: 269kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 8gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 229mgPotassium: 314mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1066IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 216mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword cheese, dinner




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