A simple, delicious side dish, Gingered Squash is tasty, with a delightful flavor that pairs well with roasts, braised meats or casseroles.
Gingered Squash

Gingered Squash
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A great side dish with roasts or casseroles.
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 to 8
  • 3 1/2 pounds butternut or other winter squash (peeled, seeded) and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 Cup vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 Cup peach or apricot jam, or orange marmalade
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, preferably from sugar beets
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. In a large non-stick skillet, add the squash, stock, ginger, and cinnamon, and bring to a boil. Cover the skillet, reduce to medium heat, and cook the squash for 15 to 20 minutes or until fork tender.
  2. Remove the lid, add the remaining ingredients, toss gently to combine, and cook the mixture an additional 2 to 3 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Taste and adjust seasonings, as needed.
  3. Transfer to a large bowl for service.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 34 Sodium: 134mg Cholesterol: 0mg

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