Curried Winter Squash Recipe -
Curried Winter Squash Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Curried Winter Squash

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"Here's a quick way to transform plain squash into a tasty dish full of antioxidants, including curry powder's curcumin - it's anti-cancer and protects your brain."

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Original recipe makes 6 - 1/2 cup servings Change Servings


  1. In a medium bowl, combine first six ingredients. Microwave on high until heated through, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle on coconut, if desired. Serve.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins


  • Copyright 2006 Jean Carper. Printed first in USA WEEKEND. All rights reserved.

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Oct 25, 2010

Wow....really great recipe! I don't know why someone would say this was runny other than I don't think I'd use frozen squash if it was already the "runny" type. I used buttercup squash, baked it for an hour - the squash was really dry and when I added the remaining ingredients (just one tbsp of curry powder ), and was fantastic! I would definitely make this again.

Nov 30, 2011

This was fun to make and different for my family. Loved the way the curry just enhanced the flavors. My hubby didn't care for the texture but enjoyed the taste. May add a potato next time to thicken it up and add some creaminess to it.

Jun 03, 2008

I had some frozen winter squash on hand so thought I'd try this with dinner since it was so quick and easy. It's not *bad* but it might just not be to my taste. It's a little spicy for me so I would cut down the cayenne pepper or maybe leave it out entirely. But again, that's purely my taste. If you like spicy - leave the recipe as-is. But ultimately I found it unsatisfying. I felt like I was eating a sauce. I think this might be really good WITH something. Maybe over rice, or even chicken. It has a definite Indian flair that I like, it just needs to be paired with something.

Apr 18, 2012

Tastes good not great (haven't tasted a great squash recipe yet :) but a good way to add that healthful curry and coconut to your diet. Also very easy. I didn't try it with the cayenne.

Mar 09, 2009

This was delicious with a great heat from the cayenne!


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  • Calories
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 230 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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