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Butternut Squash Recipes

Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna FOR THE FILLING 2 large butternut squashes (about 2 pounds each), halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 stick unsalted butter,…

Roasted Potatoes and Mushrooms

Roasted Potatoes and Mushrooms 2 pounds potatoes, halved or cut into chunks 2 tablespoons olive oil, or more if needed salt to taste 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 ounces pancetta, chopped 1 pound mushrooms, trimmed 3 tablespoons…

Pear and Granola Muffins

Pear and Granola Muffins 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 large eggs 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/2 cup plain low-fat…

Roasted Pears and Red Onions

Roasted Pears and Red Onions 4 semi-ripe medium pears, quartered and cored 1 large red onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 sprigs rosemary Preheat…

Apple, Sage and Turkey Meatloaf

Apple, Sage and Turkey Meatloaf 2 apples, cored, peeled and grated 1 large onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup) 2/3 cup Italian-style (seasoned) bread crumbs 1/2 cup low-fat (1%) milk 2 pounds ground turkey, preferably a mix…

Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad

Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad 1 1/2 cup farro 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 1 large apple, cored and chopped 1 tablespoon chopped thyme 3 tablespoons apple…

Grilled Peaches with Bourbon Vanilla Whipped Cream

Grilled Peaches with Bourbon Vanilla Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon bourbon 6 peaches, halved (with pitts removed) olive oil Whip the cream in an electric mixer,…

Carrot Quinoa Grain Medley

Carrot Quinoa Grain Medley 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups dry quinoa, rinsed and drained 1½ cups carrots, diced (about 3 medium) 1 large onion, diced 1 large red bell pepper, diced 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh…

Spicy Stir-Fried Beef with Leeks and Onions

Spicy Stir-Fried Beef with Leeks and Onions 1/2 pound flank steak, sliced into 1/8th inch slices across the grain 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon sugar, divided 2 teaspoons soy sauce, divided …

The Perfect Beer Batter (for Onion Rings)

The Perfect Beer Batter (for Onion Rings) 2 eggs, separated 3/4 cup beer 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)   Beat the egg yolks…

Best Ever Potato Salad

Best Ever Potato Salad 1½ pounds red potatoes, cut into small cubes (about 4 cups) 1 (12-ounce) package bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces ¾ cup (170 grams) mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1…

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash 8 cups cubed butternut squash (peeled and seeded), about 3 lbs of peeled cubes 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 pinches cayenne Preheat…