Squash Quesadilla

The challenge was on.  What can you do with an acorn squash that is different and tasty?  At our house, we love quesadillas!   A quesadilla is a flour tortilla filled with a savory mixture containing cheese, vegetables, chicken, beef, or even, tofu.  It is a basic tortilla “grilled cheese sandwich” but with a spicy kick!  I cooked the acorn squash in the oven until tender and mashed it.  I added lots of jalapeno chiles and onions to the squash.  I made the quesadilla by layering the squash mixture in the tortilla with cheese and heating it.  It was a great new way to use acorn squash! Continue reading “Squash Quesadilla”

Panko Acorn Squash Rings

I love trying new recipes with winter squash!   Acorn squash is a small, ribbed squash, shaped like an acorn. It is most commonly baked, but can also be micro-waved, sautéed or steamed. It may be stuffed with rice, meat or vegetable mixtures. This time I decided to try slicing, peeling, and breading it with panko crumbs. My family loved it and I hope yours will, too! Continue reading “Panko Acorn Squash Rings”

Facebook Winter Squash Roundup

Winter Squash Roundup – Oh MY!!! So many great recipes out there, and you all are so generous in your sharing! This post is a big one, so here we go!

Roasted Butternut and Gala Apple Soup from BYU

Oven Roasted Kabocha Squash from Tiny Urban Kitchen

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