Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 Winter squash - ie kabocha,

  2. 2 1/2 pounds 1/2 cup 80g / 2.8oz Golden raisins

  3. 4 Shallot - peeled and quartered

  4. 4 Cardamom pods

  5. 3/4 teaspoon 3.8ml Ground cumin

  6. 2 teaspoons 10ml Dried savory

  7. 1/2 cup 118ml Dried apricots

  8. 1/2 cup 118ml Pitted prunes

  9. 1/2 cup 118ml Chicken stock

  10. 1/4 cup 59ml Orange juice Salt and pepper

  11. 1 tablespoon 15ml Lemon juice

  12. 2 teaspoons 10ml Lemon zest

  13. 1 teaspoon 5ml Lightly toasted almonds

  14. 2 teaspoons 10ml Fresh mint leaves - roughly chopped Olive oil spray

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions 1. Cut the squash in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds and fibers, and peel. Cut into 1 inch pieces. Place the raisins in a bowl of warm water.

  2. Heat oven to 375. Spray a 10 inch ovenproof pan with cooking spray. Add the shallots, and cook over medium high heat until soft and beginning to brown. Add cardamom, cumin, savory, and squash, and stir well. Cover, and cook over medium low heat until the squash begin to color.

  3. Add the apricots, prunes, raisins, stock and orange juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover, bring to a boil. Transfer to the oven, cook until liquid has absorbed and squash is tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Make sure the liquid does not evaporate so quickly that the squash burns. Transfer to serving dish and add the lemon juice and half the zest, and stir to combine. To serve sprinkle with zest and almonds and mint.


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