Posts Tagged "winter squash"

Red Lentil and Winter Vegetable Curry    

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From Farmer Dave’s   Ingredients 1 large winter squash (butternut, buttercup, etc.) or 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 3 carrots, peeled and cut into rounds 1 onion, diced 2 cups red lentils, washed and sorted 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 can coconut milk 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon curry powder 2 teaspoons turmeric 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoon salt Fresh chopped cilantro for garnish (optional) Brown rice (optional)   Directions 1) In a large pot, saute onion in olive oil until translucent....

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Spiced Lentil and Veggie Pockets

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Makes 6 pockets Ingredients: Pizza Dough (you can make your own dough or buy whole wheat or regular pizza dough at your local supermarket. We used one package of store bought whole wheat pizza dough) For the filling:  3 small sweet potatoes or 1 large winter squash 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing 1 medium yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 cup lentils, rinsed 2 cups water 1/2 bunch Kale or other leafy green like spinach or chard. Stems removed. 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat...

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Maple-Braised Butternut Squash with fresh Thyme

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from Bon Appetit Ingredients: 6 Tablespoons butter 1 3 – 3 1/2 pound butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 1 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1 Tablespoon minced fresh thyme 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste) Directions:  Melt butter in a heavy skillet over high heat.  Add squash, saute 1 minute.  Add broth, syrup, thyme, salt and pepper; bring to boil.  Cover, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until squash is almost tender. Remove squash from skillet with a slotted spoon.  Boil liquid in...

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Butternut Squash Slaw

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By Dracut CSA Member Stacey R. This was so good and stayed crunchy for 3 days!!   Ingredients: 1 squash peeled, deseeded and cut into large chunks, shred the raw squash on the large holes of a box grater (or food processor) 1/4 of a cabbage, shredded A cup or so of dried cranberries 1/2 cup light oil (light olive oil, sunflower oil, etc.) 1/2 cup vinegar (white wine, apple cider, etc) 1/4 cup maple syrup Finely chopped chili (optional) Directions: Mix squash, cabbage, cranberries and optional chili in a large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, maple syrup and salt & pepper to taste. Add...

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Simple Butternut Soup

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by Ginger from Farmer Dave’s Great first course for a crowd. Make ahead and reheat in the crock pot.   Ingredients: 1 Butternut Squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch cubes 1/2 stick butter 2 small onions, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 32 oz chicken stock 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions: Melt butter in heavy stockpot over medium-high heat. Saute onion until translucent. Add garlic, ginger and nutmeg. Saute a minute or so until fragarant. Add butternut squash and chicken stock. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer. Cook until butternut is...

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