This simple side dish, loaded with antioxidants, features chewy, sweet goji berries and carotenoid-rich squash. If you need to reheat, add a little soy milk to moisten. Serving tip: Accompany with braised kale and grilled salmon for a colorful, healthy meal.
Recipe Ingredient Details:
1 butternut squash (1 1/2 -2 pounds)
1/2 cup dried goji berries
3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Salt to taste
Preheat oven to 400°. Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Place halves in a large baking dish, cut side up; add 1/4 inch of water to pan and cover with foil. Place in oven and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven.
Using oven mitts to hold squash, scoop out pulp, transfer to a medium bowl, and mash. Stir in goji berries, maple syrup, walnuts, cinnamon, and salt to taste. Serve immediately.
Recipe Additional Notes:
PER SERVING: 174 cal, 32% fat cal, 7g fat, 1g sat fat, 0mg chol, 3g protein, 29g carb, 5g fiber, 6mg sodium
Tue, 2012-11-06 13:10