Velvety Butternut Squash

Silky and Sublime

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in

Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Well Fed

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2011

  • About

The word “casserole” is so unassuming, so suggestive of “stuff from cans,” it hardly seems appropriate for this dish. It’s almost a confection, made of pillows and clouds and whispers. It starts as a puree that, while not bad on its own, is still just squash. But lovingly stir in a touch of coconut milk, Ras el Hanout, and an egg, and what you remove from the oven a short time later is smooth, spicy-sweet, and so far beyond a casserole, it deserves a new name.