Steamed Butternut Squash with Red Chili Sauce

The beautiful orange color of the squash reflects its rich concentration of health-promoting beta carotene. Combine the nutritional value of the squash with the great taste of the red chili sauce for a great addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating.

Prep and Cook Time: 23 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Slice onion and chop garlic and let sit for at least 5 minutes to enhance their health benefits.
  2. Bring 2 inches of water in a steamer to a boil.
  3. Cut squash into cubes and steam in a steamer with a tight fitting lid until al denté, about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Heat 1 TBS broth in a medium-size skillet. Healthy Sauté onion in broth for 3 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently. Add garlic and spices and mix well. After about 1 minute, add rest of broth and begin to simmer gently.
  5. When squash is al denté, add it to simmering sauce and cook together for another 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with cilantro.
Serves 4
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