Butternut Squash with Shallots and Sage

by Brennans Market Admin

Serving Size: Serves 4-6


2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

3 (about 3/4 cup) shallots, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices

1 (1 3/4 lb) about 4 cups butternut squash, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes

1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or water

1/4 cup Brennan’s Apple Cider

1 Tablespoon packed brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon dried sage or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons Wine Country Kitchens Balsamic Vinegar

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Adapted From:Epicurious.com

Don’t wait until the holidays to use this squash recipe. This easy recipe complements hearty fall meals like roasted chicken or pork.

Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over moderate heat until hot, but not smoking, then cook shallots and squash, stirring, until shallots are softened, about 5 minutes.

Add broth, cider, brown sugar, sage and salt, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Simmer, covered stirring occasionally, until squash is tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vinegar, salt and pepper to taste.