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Butternut Squash In Tomato Sauce

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Butternut squash in tomato sauce is a herbed vegetable recipe. Cooked along with tomatoes and onions, the recipe is flavored with oregano, bayleaf and seasoned to taste.
Ingredients
  Unsalted margarine 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Butternut squash 1 Medium, seeded, cut into 1 inch cubes and peeled
  Low sodium tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz) (With Their Juice)
  Low sodium tomato paste 2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

In a heavy 10 inch nonstick skillet, melt the margarine over moderate heat; add the onion and cook, uncovered, until it is soft about 5 minutes.
Add the squash, cover, and cook over moderately low heat for 5 minutes.
In an electric blender or food processor, puree the tomatoes for 25 seconds.
Add to the skillet along with the tomato paste, orange rind, bay leaf, oregano, and pepper; cover and bring to a simmer.
Continue to let the mixture bubble gently, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until the squash is tender.
Remove the bay leaf.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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