Scalloped Top 8-Free Butternut & Potatoes

Scalloped butternut and potatoes

Perfect on any fall menu, butternut squash adds a delicious, colorful twist to traditional scalloped potatoes.

Makes: 6 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens

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  • 3 1/2 cups unsweetened plain rice milk beverage
  • 1/4 of yellow onion, peeled
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tbsp + 2 tbsp dairy-free, soy-free buttery spread, divided
  • 3 tbsp sweet white rice flour
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 2 cups thinly sliced leeks (white and pale green parts only)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 lbs (4 large) yellow potatoes, cut into ⅛-inch slices
  • 1 lb (1 small) butternut squash, peeled, quartered, seeded and cut into ⅛-inch slices
  • 2 cups + 1/2 cup dairy-free cheddar-style shreds (such as Daiya), divided
  • 1/4 cup allergy-friendly vegetable broth, adding up to 1/2 cup as needed


  1. Put milk beverage, onion and bay leaf in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain liquid into a bowl; discard onion and bay leaf.
  2. Melt 3 tablespoons buttery spread in same saucepan over low heat. Add flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Whisk in half of milk beverage until smooth. Add remaining milk beverage and thyme.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high and bring sauce just to a boil. Decrease heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and whisk in 1/2 teaspoon salt, nutmeg and white pepper.
  4. Preheat oven to 400° F. Grease a 3-quart baking dish.
  5. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons buttery spread in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add leeks and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and sauté until very soft, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Put potatoes, squash, leeks and 2 cups cheddar shreds in a large bowl. Add cream sauce and toss. If dry, add broth.
  7. Transfer mixture to baking dish. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Evenly sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheddar shreds, then bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and top is browned. Let cool for 15 minutes.

are the husband-and-wife culinary team behind Chef Joel is the former Special Dietary Manager at Walt Disney World who developed the food allergy program used across the Disney properties and cruise line.