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Baked Squash & Apples

Baked Squash & Apples

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of 20 oz. cut butternut squash
  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Steps:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cut squash into bite size pieces.
3. Core, peel, and slice apples.
4. Place squash and apples in a baking dish.
5. Mix the remaining ingredients and sprinkle over the squash and applies.
6. Bake for 45-50 minutes (or until top is brown)

Enjoy!

Vegetarian Lasagna “Cupcakes”

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Ingredients:

  • 12 small slices of green/yellow squash (I bough presliced- but 1 medium squash would be enough)
  • 3 cups of bow-tie pasta
  • 1 cup of mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup of green peppers
  • 1/3 cup of olives
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 12 oz of sauce

Steps:

  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Spray the cupcake tin with cooking spray. Outline each section of the cupcake tin with bow-ties forming a cupcake shape (see picture a below)
  • Slice squash into small circles (medium thickness) & place one piece on top of each “cupcake” (in the middle- see picture b below)
  • Chop up ingredients of your choice.  I chose mushrooms, green pepper, and olives and placed them on the squash.
  • Pour your sauce over each “cupcake” and then top of with the cheese.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and enjoy!

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Baked Spaghetti with Squash

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“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti” – Sophia Loren

Servings- 6

Ingredients-

8 oz of angel hair pasta

24 oz of sauce

1 cup of mozzarella cheese

1.5 cups of squash

3/4 cup of spinach

Steps-

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Boil the water for your pasta.  Once it is boiling, cook for about 8-10 mins.

3. Chop your squash and spinach into small pieces.

4. When the pasta is done, drain and allow to cool.

5. Spray a square baking pan with cooking spray and then pour a little of the sauce into the pan until the bottom is covered.

6. Take a third of the pasta and place in the pan evenly.  Then pour a third of the spinach and a third of the squash over the pasta.  Next, cover that layer with a third of the sauce and then top with a fourth of the cheese.  Do the 2nd and 3rd layer in the same way. Top off with the rest of the cheese.

7. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Happy Cooking!

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