This is from Diana Henry’s Simple. I swapped out vegan chorizo and veggie stock to make it vegan. This is a hearty stick to your ribs dish and makes a LOT! I ended up freezing 2 quart bags for future emergency meals.
- 1 tbsp saffron, soaked in 3 tbsp of boiling water
- Olive oil
- 1 large onion, sliced thin
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 14 oz pumpkin or butternut squash, cubed into 1 inch pieces
- 28 oz diced tomatoes
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp chili flakes
- 14 oz white beans, rinsed
- 1 quart stock
- 1 1/2 c Spanish paella rice
- Salt and pepper
- 1/4 c parsley, minced
- Lemon wedges
Heat oil in a deep skillet, at least 12 inches, over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp oil and brown sausage, remove once browned. Add a little more oil and sauté the onions and garlic until soft. Add the squash, paprika, chili flakes and tomatoes and cook for 20 minutes, covered.
Stir in the beans, stock and saffron water. Return sausage to the pan then pour the rice around the sausage and season well. Cook uncovered for 35 – 45 minutes until rice is tender stock is absorbed. Serve with parsley and lemon wedges.
Serves 6 – 8.
It does not get easier than this Chili! It’s vegan too!
- 14 oz diced tomatoes
- 14 oz tomato sauce
- 1 c veggie broth
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 – 2 chipotle chilies, chopped
- 2 tbsp Adobo sauce
- 1 tsp ancho chili powder
- 1 tbsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 4 c cubed butternut squash
- 1 can black beans, rinsed
- 12 – 16 oz frozen corn
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 1 avocado, sliced
- 1/ c chopped green onions
- Chopped cilantro
- Vegan Cashew Creme
Place all chili ingredients in a slow cooker, stir well and cook on low for 6 – 8 hours.
Serves with toppings.
Serves 6 – 8.
This soup is so good! I had cubed butternut squash on hand, you could also use tofu.
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 12 oz butternut squash, cubed
- 8 oz shiitake, sliced thin
- 3 stalks lemon grass, trimmed to bottom 4 inches
- 2 inches of ginger, peeled
- 2 cloves garlic
- 3 tbsp Thai red curry paste
- 6 c veggie stock
- 3 tbsp fish sauce or vegan substitute
- 2 cans coconut milk
- 12 oz spinach
- 3 tbsp lime juice
- 1/2 c cilantro
- 6 scallions, sliced thin
Heat oven to 450, spread squash on a baking sheet and spray with oil. Bake for 20 minutes until golden and soft.
In a food processor finely chop lemon grass, ginger and garlic.
In a large stock pan heat the oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms, lemongrass, ginger and ginger, cook for 30 seconds. Add curry and cook another 30 seconds, stir in broth and fish sauce and cook for 20 min.
Stir in coconut milk, squash, spinach, and lime juice, simmer for 5 min. Serve topped with cilantro and onions.
Low slow is the key here! The fried leeks are worth cleaning another pot.
- 2 lbs butternut squash, peeled and cubed
- 1 leek, sliced thin
- 1 Granny Smith Apple, chopped and cored
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1 quart veggie or chicken stock
- 1 c lite coconut milk
- 1 tbsp oil
- 4 leeks, sliced thin
- Coconut milk for drizzling
Toss all the soup ingredients in a slow cooker EXCEPT the coconut milk and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4.
Purée with an immersion blender, stir in coconut milk and keep warm.
Add oil to a large skillet, heat over medium and cook leeks until crispy.
Serve with leeks and a drizzle of coconut milk.
So good! I know it sounds weird – it’s so yummy you will thank me! The perfect fall pizza pie.
- 1 pizza crust (several recipes to choose from on the blog)
- 8 oz Gruyere, grated
- 8 oz butternut squash, peeled and sliced thin
- 1 Meyer lemon, sliced thin
- Sage leaves
- Truffle or olive oil
Preheat oven to 500 with pizza steak or stone inside.
Bring a small pot of water to a boil, add lemon slices and blanch for 2 minutes. Remove from water and set aside.
Roll out dough, drizzle with olive or truffle oil. Top with 3/4 cheese, butternut squash, lemons, sage and the remaining cheese.
Bake for 8 minutes or until crust in brown and cheese is melted.
Risotto in the pressure cooker is a Dream!
2 tbsp butter
1 leek, sliced thin
3/4 c arborio rice
1/4 c dry vermouth
2 c vegetable broth
2 cups butternut squash, shredded
1/2 oz drid porchini, crumbled
1 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp saffron threads
1/2 c parmesan cheese, grated
Melt butter over medium sauté in your multicooker. Add leek and cook until soft. Add rice and stir until coated in butter. Stir in vermouth and fully absorbed by th rice. Add broth, squash, porcini, thyme and saffron.
Set on high pressure (9-11 psi) for 10 minutes.
Stir in cheese and serve.
2 tbsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)
4 tsp soy sauce
1 medium butternut squash, peeled, cubed
Scallions, thinly sliced
Flaky sea salt
Place racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 425°. Whisk sesame seeds, oil, gochujang, and soy sauce in a large bowl. Add squash and toss to coat. Divide squash between 2 rimmed baking sheets, arranging in a single layer. Roast, rotating sheets once, until tender and browned on some edges, 25–30 minutes. Serve topped with scallions and salt.