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Squash with Cherries

squash with cherries

This is one of my fall favorites. I started making it years ago when we lived in New York. This dish showcases squash as great comfort food for the whole family.

Squash with Cherries

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  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled, cut into one inch cubes
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • 3 vanilla beans
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 10 slivers lemon peel
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
  1. Toss ingredients together in an 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  2. Bake covered at 350° for one hour
  3. Remove cover and bake an additional 10 minutes to brown
  4. Serve

Serves 8

Sweet and delicious, this gluten-free Thanksgiving side dish brightens up winter well after the holidays pass.


posted on November 20, 2007, 3 comments

  1. Janice Ingram

    I would love to see a Pinterest link so I can share your wonderful recipes on my board. Pinterest allows you to attach their logo on your website next to your Facebook and Twitter logos. It would be really cool!!!

  2. Janice Ingram

    oooops….I just noticed that you do have a pinterest link. You may want to go ahead and delete my comment. Sorry!

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