Summer Squash and Basil/Feta Gratin

 

2 lbs of summer squash cut into 1/4 inch bite size pieces

Salt and Freshly ground pepper to taste

4 eggs

4 ounces of feta cheese

1 c. basil

3 cloves of garlic

pinch of grated nutmeg

 

1.      Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Oil a 13 X 9 casserole dish with olive oil.

2.      Steam the sliced summer squash for 5 minutes. Refresh with cold water and drain on paper towels. Transfer to the gratin dish and toss with salt and pepper.

3.      Blend together the eggs and cheese in a food processor/blender. Add the basil and garlic and continue blending until smooth. Add grated nutmeg and blend until mixed thoroughly. Pour mixture over summer squash.

4.      Bake 30 40 minutes until set and just beginning to brown on the top. Serve hot, warm or at room temperature.