We think butternut squash tastes good in just about anything. Complimenting a simple wild rice dish here, it adds just the right amount of sweetness.

Krista Ackerbloom Montgomery
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2014

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place water and rice in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Turn off heat; let stand, covered, 25 minutes. Drain. Heat a skillet over medium heat; add olive oil. Add squash, shallot, rosemary, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; cook 10 minutes. Add rice, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to squash, stirring to combine.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

169 calories; fat 5.4g; saturated fat 0.8g; sodium 185mg.