Creole Squab, Mushroom, and Lima Bean Bake

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READY IN: 1hr 38mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Squab or young pigeon has a very delicate and unique taste. Squab meat is dark, moist, and flavorful.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, add the butter and oil; head over medium heat until the butter melts.
  2. Brown the squab on all sides; transfer to a plate.
  3. Add the onion, celery, and carrots to the skillet; stir/saute for about 7 minutes or until softened.
  4. Sprinkle the flour over the top of the vegetables; stir for 1 minute longer.
  5. Increase the heat to high and gradually add the broth and wine, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens slightly.
  6. Add in the mushrooms, limas, cayenne, salt, and pepper to taste; stir to combine then remove from heat.
  7. Place the squabs breast side down in a greased 3-quart casserole dish.
  8. Pour the vegetable sauce over the top.
  9. Cover and bake in a 350° oven for 45 minutes or until the squabs are tender.

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