Creamiest Winter Squash with Raisins and Sage

Fragrant with fresh sage, orange zest and toasted pecans, this extra creamy roasted squash uses silken tofu as its secret ingredient.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Additional Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/2) pound butternut, acorn or kabocha squash

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted

  • ¼ cup roughly chopped parsley

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage

  • Zest of 1 orange, removed in wide strips and roughly chopped

  • 1 (16 ounce) package silken tofu, drained

  • ½ cup fine sea salt (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Arrange whole squash on a baking sheet and roast until the skin is papery and a fork inserted in 2 or 3 different spots reveals very tender flesh, about 1 1/4 hours. Set aside until cool enough to handle. Peel away the skin, and discard the seeds.

  2. Meanwhile, pulse raisins, pecans, parsley, sage and orange zest in a food processor until finely chopped and transfer to a bowl; wipe out food processor.

  3. In the clean food processor, puree warm squash and tofu until very smooth and creamy. (Reheat, if needed, in a medium pot over medium heat.) Transfer to a large bowl or platter, scatter raisin-sage mixture over the top and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

212 Calories
8g Fat
33g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 212
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 5294mg 230%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 45mg 223%
Calcium 309mg 24%
Iron 68mg 376%
Potassium 920mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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