Roasted Acorn Squash and Leek Soup

from Skinnytaste.com INGREDIENTS 2 small or 1 large acorn squash1 tbsp butter, vegans use olive oil1 about 1 cup large leek, light green and white part only4 cups fat free, low sodium chicken broth or vegetable stock2 tbsp pepitas (raw pumpkin seeds)2 tbsp chopped chives INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350°.Cut acorn squash in half and bake until tender, about 40 - 45 minutes. Remove from the oven.Meanwhile, discard … Continue reading Roasted Acorn Squash and Leek Soup

Panade

From the NY Times, 12 Sep 2010 6 tablespoons butter 2 leeks, white parts only, finely chopped (about 1½ cups) 6 cups whole milk Salt 4-6 slices day-old country bread, each 1 inch thick 1 small butternut squash (about 1 pound), peeled, seeded and cut into ¼-inch-thick slices 1 bunch kale, collards, or Swiss chard, center … Continue reading Panade

Succotash

by Chef Michel Nischan, on PBS.org Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups raw pumpkin or winter squash, cubed (reserve pumpkin shell for serving) 2 cups Italian black coco beans (or any other fresh shell bean) 4 cups trimmed snap beans, any color 1 cup fresh Native American grinding corn (regular … Continue reading Succotash