Potatoes don't own the gratin game: These hearty casseroles are made with some unexpected (but just as delicious) ingredients. If you’re like me, sometimes the hardest part of meal planning is coming up with interesting side dishes. 11 Gratin Recipes That Are *So* Upper-Crust. Serve it with garlic butter toast and you will definitely be on the receiving end of compliments. I find spinach au gratin with vegetables to be one of the best dishes to serve when I have guests over.

Stir the prepared broccoli, spinach, zucchini, and cheese into the sauce, bring the mixture to just a simmer, and then turn it out into the buttered gratin dish. Spinach is something which is part of my meal at least 4 days a week (fresh, steamed or boiled). Potato Spinach and Tomato Gratin – a delicious, cheesy gratin made with sliced potatoes, fresh spinach, and tomatoes. Great weeknight side dish.

Onion, small or medium sized – 1; Cloves – 4; Bay Leaves – 2 or 3 (depending on the size of onion and the size of bay leaves) Milk – 2 1/2 cups When I make lentils, I add spinach leaves to it. Stir together the melted butter, bread crumbs, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, and sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the gratin. Ingredients for the White Sauce. I can get the entree – …