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 Curried butternut squash

Curried Butternut Squash

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 1 medium red and green bell pepper, seeded and diced

  • 3 medium garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into small cubes

  • 1/4 cup water

  • Pinch sea salt

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

Directions

Combine the oil, onion, and bell peppers in a large skillet and sauté over a medium-high flame for 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and curry powder and cook for 1 minute. Stir in squash, water, salt, and cilantro. Cover and cook over medium-low heat about 15 minutes. Mash or leave chunky and serve.

Serves 4

Each serving contains about 176 calories, 7.2 g fat (36% calories from fat), 0 mg cholesterol, and 116 mg sodium.

Online Medical Reviewer: Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 11/13/2009
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