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Pumpkin and papaya gratin

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  • 1 kg pumpkin
  • 200 g papaya
  • not too ripe
  • 100 g red onions
  • 50 ml of oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • thyme
  • 50 g butter
  • 100 g grated cheese
  • 100 g of bread crumbs
  • 200 g of bechamel white sauce.


servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 45mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Prepare the pumpkin and papaya stew:
In a casserole, place together the pumpkin and papaya, peeled and diced, the garlic, onion, oil, salt, pepper, thyme and 0.1 l of cold water.
Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, uncover and let the stew reduce until nearly dry.

Step 2

Meanwhile, butter an oven dish. Pour the stew into the dish, cover with bechamel white sauce and grated cheese mixed with breadcrumbs. Bake in a hot oven about 30 minutes until the top is slightly brown.

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