"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."--Fran Lebowitz

Squash Nests Manhattan Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Squash Nests Manhattan, by , is from The Van Vooren Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barb Van Vooren
Added: Monday, February 7, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups Italian tomatoes, 3/4 tsp dried basil, 1/2 tsp thyme, 1 tsp chopped parsley, 2 inch strip orange rind, salt pepper to taste, 2 Tbls whipping cream, 1 medium spaghetti squash, 18-24 small broccoli flowerettes, 1.5 cups cooked carrots (frozen carrot tips), 1/2 cup melted butter with minced garlic, freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine tomatoes, basil, thyme, parsley, orange rind, salt and pepper. Cook stirring often for 20 minutes. Cool slightly. Puree in a blender or food processor. Return to pan, bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add cream.
Prick squash with a fork. cook in microwave 10-15 minutes on high or bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until fork inserts easily. Cut in half, remove seeds. Scoop out squash into bowl. Steam broccoli until tender. Cook carrots according to package directions.
Presentation: Spoon tomato sauce in serving plates. Make a nest with squash. Place broccoli in center. Place carrots in center of broccoli. Drizzle vegetables with garlic butter. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Bernie Murphy, Barb's good friend and business partner at Isabel Bloom, gave Barb this recipe.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

149W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!