Miso-Stewed Acorn Squash with Bell Peppers

Acorn squash becomes perfectly tender and delicious when stewed in a rich miso broth.

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  • Servings: 4

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  • 1 medium acorn squash (about 2 pounds), seeded and cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • Sliced green onions, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the oil, and then layer in the acorn squash slices and sear each side for about 30 seconds, or until lightly browned.

  2. Add the miso and chicken stock, and gently stir to incorporate the miso paste.

  3. Bring up to a gentle boil, and then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes, stir in the bell peppers, and then continue simmering for and additional 10 minutes or until tender. Taste for seasoning, garnish with green onions and serve.

Contributed By Photo © Todd Porter & Diane Cu Published October 2014

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