Kabocha Squash With Sage and Leeks

Recipe by MSMD310
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (2 1/2-3 lb) kabocha squash (2.5-3 lbs)
  • 12
    cup butter (1 stick)
  • 4 -8
    leaves fresh sage, chopped into ribbons
  • 1
    leek, julienned white only
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
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DIRECTIONS

  • preheat oven to 350.
  • prepare squash by washing, poking 2-4 holes into center with sharp knife.
  • bake whole squash in oven for 60-90 minutes, until soft.
  • when squash is done, cut in half, remove seeds and fibers, and scrape flesh from skin into a bowl, mash but do not puree squash.
  • melt butter in a large skillet.
  • add sage leaves and fry until crisp 1-2 minutes.
  • add leek and salt and continue heating 2-5 minutes until leeks are soft and translucent.
  • now add squash to skillet and mix until all butter is incorporated.
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