Simmered acorn squash in a sweet-soy broth brings out the naturally sweet flavor of the squash and makes it fork tender. Slideshow:  More Squash Recipes 

Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Todd Porter and Diane Cu
September 2014

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Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the oil, and then stir in the onions and garlic. Cook for about 1 minute or until soft.

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  • Add the acorn squash, chicken stock, soy sauce, sesame seed oil and brown sugar, gently stirring to dissolve the brown sugar.

  • Bring up to a gentle boil, and then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes, stir in the tomatoes, and then continue simmering for and additional 10 minutes or until tender. Taste for seasoning and serve.

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