Friday recipe: squash and apple saute

Linda Gobberdiel is president of the Iowa Food Systems Council Board of Directors; co-convener of the Healthy Urban Food and Farming Work Group; and one of our friends at Tallgrass Grocery Co-op. She offers this simple recipe with several ingredients available at Tallgrass.

Squash and apple saute

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 3/4 cup grated butternut squash (1 large squash)
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped fresh apple
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup raisins or dried cranberries

Place olive oil in skill and place over medium heat. Add grated squash and saute about 3 minutes. Add apple cider, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer about 2 minutes. Add chopped apple, dried fruit and honey. Cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until squash is tender.

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