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Winter Squash Dishes


Butter Nut Squash and Green Apple Soup

Ingredients


  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped


  • 1 rib of celery, chopped


  • 1 carrot, chopped


  • 2 Tbsp butter


  • 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, chopped


  • 1 tart green apple, peeled, cored, chopped (squash and apple should be at a 3 to 1 ratio)


  • 3 cups chicken broth


  • 1 cup water


  • Pinches of nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and pepper



Directions:


1. Set a large saucepan over medium-high heat and heat the butter for 1-2 minutes. Do not let it turn brown. Add the onion, celery and carrot and sauté for 5 minutes, taking care to turn the heat down if the vegetables begin to brown.


2. Add squash, apple, broth and water. Bring to boil. Cover, turn the heat down to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes or until squash and carrots soften. Puree, and return to a clean pot.


3. Add salt and spices to taste, and garnish with chives or parsley.


Yield: Serves 4-6.



Stuffed Carnival Squash

Serves: 4



Roasted Carnival Squash



  • 2 Carnival Squash


  • 4 tsp. Butter



  • Garlic Salt



  • Black Pepper



  • Stuffing



  • 4 Strips Bacon


  • 1 lb. Ground Beef


  • 1/2 Medium Yellow Onion


  • 10 oz. Organic Frozen Spinach, Thawed & Drained


  • 1 Clove Garlic, Crushed


  • 1 tsp. Salt


  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper



  • Cooking Directions


    Cut squash in half.



  • With a spoon, scoop out stringy flesh and seeds


  • Add 1 tsp. butte to cavity of each squash half and with the back of teaspoon coat evenly


  • Sprinkle with garlic salt and pepper


  • Roast, cut side up, on baking sheet at 400° F for 60 minutes


  • In skillet fry up bacon, reserve fat and transfer bacon to cutting board


  • Cut bacon into chunks and set aside


  • Dice onion and add to skillet along with beef


  • Cook on medium-high until browned and onion is soft


  • Add thawed spinach, garlic, salt and pepper


  • Heat through and then turn to medium-low until squash is done


  • Fill each roasted squash half with beef and top with bacon


  • Serve & enjoy

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