Skip to main content

Apple-Stuffed Delicata Squash #OurFamilyTable


Though I still haven't felt the chill of autumn in the air here on California's central coast, we are sharing recipes with Fall's darling - the apple. Christie of A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures wrote: "Fall is just around the corner, but apples are coming into season. From sauces and breads to salads and side dishes, apples are completely versatile."

I am looking forward to getting all sorts of new apple recipes with an entire week devoted to apples next month. But, for now, let's kick off apple season! 


We share Recipes From Our Dinner Table! Join our group and share your recipes, too! While you're at it, join our Pinterest board, too!

Apple-Stuffed Delicata Squash

I typically make savory stuffed delicatas. But, for this event, I decided to go sweet...and served this for breakfast. 

Ingredients serves 2
  • 2 delicata squash
  • olive oil
  • 2 organic apples, cored, peeled, and diced (I used Granny Smith)
  • 2 Tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Tablespoon organic dark brown sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Procedure
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut squash in half.

Remove seeds. Place cut side up in a rimmed baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and roast, uncovered, for 30 minutes. In the meantime, make the filling.


Combine apples, softened butter, pecans, brown sugar, and cinnamon. 


Remove the squash from the oven and fill with the apple mixture. Cover with foil and return tot he oven for another 20 minutes.

Remove the foil and return the pan to the oven for a final 10 minutes. Serve immediately. 

Comments

  1. I love that you served this up for breakfast. I think it would be a great side for dinner too, perhaps with baked ham.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I alwways wonder what to do with these squash when I get them in my CSA. Love the idea of stuffing them!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love delicata squash and can't wait until it hits the grocery store. This sounds fabulous. We won't be having fall weather here until probably Halloween, but it doesn't stop us from loving fall flavors.

    ReplyDelete
  4. What a yummy stuffing for squash! I can't wait to try this recipe!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I am going to save this recipe for when the fall squashes start arriving from the CSA. I adore stuffed squash.

    ReplyDelete
  6. What a delicious variation on delicata squash. Can't wait for them to arrive!

    ReplyDelete
  7. I haven't seen that squash here. I'll have to keep my eyes out for it so I can try this.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Quick Pickled Red Onions and Radishes

If you've been reading my blog for even a short amount of time, you probably know how much I love to pickle things. I was just telling a friend you can pickle - with vinegar - or you can ferment - with salt - for similar delicious effect. The latter has digestive benefits and I love to do that, but when I need that pop of sour flavor quickly, I whip up quick pickles that are ready in as little as a day or two. I've Pickled Blueberries , Pickled Asparagus , Pickled Cranberries , Pickled Pumpkin , and even Pickled Chard Stems ! This I did last night for an upcoming recipe challenge that requires I include radishes. Ummmm...of course I'm pickling them! Ingredients  makes 1 quart jar radishes, trimmed and sliced organic red onions, peeled and thinly sliced (I used a mandolin slicer) 3/4 C vinegar (I used white distilled vinegar) 3/4 C water 3 T organic granulated sugar 1 T salt (I used some grey sea salt) 6 to 8 grinds of black pepper Proce

Jamaican Stew Peas #EattheWorld

  Here we are at November #EattheWorld event. What a year this has been! This challenge has been one that gave us some excuse for virtual travel as we've been sheltered-in-place with the coronavirus epidemic for most of 2020. So, we've been able to read about different parts of the world and create a dinner, or at least a dish, with that cuisine. This Eat the World project is spearheaded by Evelyne of  CulturEatz . Read more about  her challenge . This month, Evelyne had us heading to somewhere tropical: Jamaica. I have actually been to Jamaica, but it was almost thirty years ago...and it was just a jumping off point for the rest of our Caribbean exploration. I don't remember eating anything at all! Pandemonium Noshery: Pumpkin Rice   Culinary Adventures with Camilla: Jamaican Stew Peas  Amy’s Cooking Adventures: Jamaican Chicken & Pumpkin Soup   Palatable Pastime: Jamaican Jerk Chicken Burger   Sneha’s Recipe: Jamaican Saucy Jerk Chicken Wings With Homemade Jerk Seas

Hot Chocolate Agasajo-Style {Spice It Up!}

photo by D For my Spice It Up! kiddos this week, I was looking for an exotic drink to serve while we learned about saffron. I found a recipe from food historian Maricel Presilla that mimicked traditional Spanish hot chocolate from the 17th century where it was served at lavish receptions called agasajos . When I teach, I don't always get to shoot photos. Thankfully, D grabbed my camera and snapped a few. Ingredients serves 14-16 1 gallon organic whole milk 3 T dried rosebuds - or 2 t rosewater 2 t saffron threads, lightly crushed 3 T ground cinnamon 3 whole tepin chiles, crushed 2 vanilla beans, split lengthwise 1 C organic granulated sugar 1 lb. bittersweet chocolate Procedure In a large soup pot that can hold a gallon plus, combine milk, dried rosebuds (or rosewater, if you are using that), saffron threads, ground cinnamon, chiles, vanilla beans, and sugar and warm over medium heat till it steams. Whisk to dissolve sugar, then lower heat an