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 Post subject: Butternut Squash
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:38 pm 
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I roasted a butternut squash. I can make soup, but was wondering if anyone has any delicious recipes they might share with me? Just feel like something a little different. Thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:33 pm 
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Daphne wrote:
I roasted a butternut squash. I can make soup, but was wondering if anyone has any delicious recipes they might share with me? Just feel like something a little different. Thanks!

Daphne



THIS:

http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2009/10/le ... quash.html

It's so good.


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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:35 pm 
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Me too! The old site used to have a butternut squash pasta recipe, where you just toss the pasta in the freshly roasted butternut and cloves of garlic and it is insanely yummy.

This recipe from The Kitchn is not vegan but if you sub a plant milk for the dairy it makes a nice vegan butternut lasagna.

I'm making a mix of the two - tossing pasta with butternut, mushrooms and lacinato and sprinkling with nooch.

I made this the other day, and it was heaven: http://www.theppk.com/2010/11/butternut-rancheros/

Good Good Things is doing winter squash for her MoFo Blog, so I expect to be exploring my squishy squashy gourd love all October.

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oh wow! Thank you both! I LOVE the idea of the butternut lasagna--but I think I will take your idea (Tofulish) and make it with GF pasta...or quinoa...

Thanks again!!

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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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If anyone has any oven-free recipes I would love them. Stupid broken oven! I want roasted butternut :(

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You can steam butternut squash and pretty much use it just like roasted.

Idea: I drizzle roasted (or steamed) squash with either peanut or tahini sauce. It makes a quick meal, if you have leftover squash. For the sauce (which I use as a salad dressing too), I use peanut butter, grated ginger, grated garlic, fresh lemon or lime juice, ume plum vinegar, and then thin with water to desired consistency. If you don't use ume, which is very salty, add tamari or salt. And I often add a splash of some really good balsamic vinegar too, or some crushed red pepper flakes. The sauce will thicken up over time, so for later use you may need to add water or other liquid.

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I will try the steamer option tomorrow. Thanks.

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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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daisychain wrote:
I will try the steamer option tomorrow. Thanks.

Cut it into a few pieces or it will take forever!

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I want to start roasting squash again! but another heat wave is coming: 102 degrees in a couple of days.

yes. ONE HUNDRED AND TWO DEGREES here.

No roasted squash for me anytime soon.


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I made this the other day, and it was great. I added an onion and had to add a lot more liquid, but it was deeeeeeeelish. http://kblog.lunchboxbunch.com/2012/09/ ... -with.html


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I want to try Faith from the Kitch'n's sweet potato tacos with coconut cilantro sauce just using butternut instead. http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-miso-ma ... ons-177523

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The butternut squash jamba from Appetite for Reduction is really good! And you just throw raw squash into the pot, no roasting.

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I made these for my dinners this week and they were delicious!

http://ohsheglows.com/2011/10/24/black- ... -burritos/

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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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ooh, squash... just... eat it, in everything, all of the time.
seriously, though, i would use it like pumpkin, so like breads, cookies, muffins, oatmeal.
or for savory meals, squash goes well with curry, maybe cauliflower, peas, chickpeas...

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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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Wow - what a great thread! So many yummy suggestions; I need to get some butternut squash, STAT!

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http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/29241964.html - this stew is awesome. I recommend adding some cinnamon, and maybe some hot sauce or cayenne if you like things hot.


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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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i love this thread. i have a butternut squash and i was thinking of modifying this ppk recipe:
http://www.theppk.com/2007/10/chili-pum ... kin-seeds/

or veganizing this recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/275653/but ... de#/263607

i'm in a risotto kind of mood. i made my first risotto (pesto w/ roasted zucchini) and now it's all i want. any advice from veterans of the butternut squash risotto?


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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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I used half a big one this week to make a cake. It's the pumpkin cupcake recipe from VCTOTW, but with roasted squash instead and also roasted hazelnuts--baked in a sheet pan. Tastes like fall!


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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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oven-freers- you can microwave it: slice in half, put it face down, add about 1cm of water and cover the container. it's usually about 7min for the ones i do. you don't get the same roasty flavor but the cooked, mashed squash works well for pretty much any application that calls for pumpkin if you're baking.

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I make a pasta dish with roasted butternut pumpkin (why do we call it pumpkin & Americans call it squash??), roasted garlic, caramelised onion & walnuts. I like it with penne because it's a really thick, chunky sauce.

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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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Oh my gosh! So many recipes here! I still havent used my squash--its in the fridge--I am thinking of curry..someone suggested it--maybe even making samosas with it...oh, the possibilities!


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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
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Awesome thread! I love butter it's. I grew a whole bunch in my garden this years, and I cant wait to start eating them. Honestly, I just love them roasted... But thanks tofulish for reminding me about the butternut rancheros - I've been meaning to try those!

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This thread is just what I needed.

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 Post subject: Re: Butternut Squash
PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:41 pm 
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I made a butternut squash based chipotle cheese sauce tonight to eat on my chickpea chips....it was really good. I still have squash left, so I will decide what to do this week. I like the idea of those pumpkin cupcakes...maybe a spice cake or carrot cake.

Thanks for all the ideas! :)


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