Sauteed Delicata Squash with Apples and Thyme

Posted by Jessica Reilley on 10/07, 2010 at 10:05 AM

Sauteed Delicata Squash with Apples and Thyme

Delicata Squash. Photo Credit Jessica Reilley.

‘Tis the season for squash! Try this savory dish with delicata squash (also known as sweet potato squash), apples, and thyme.

Serves: 4


2 Tbsp unsalted butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 medium delicata squash, peeled, seeds removed, and cut into 1/2” cubes
1 apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2” cubes
1 tsp fresh thyme, minced
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup chicken broth


Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add squash and sauté for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned on all sides. Add apple, thyme, brown sugar, and nutmeg and stir well. Sauté for about 3-5 minutes, or until apples start to soften.

Deglaze pan with chicken broth and cover. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, or until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Remove lid and continue to simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed, about 2 additional minutes.

Tags: recipe | fall | squash | apples |

{name} Author: Jessica Reilley

Bio: Jessica Reilley is a Penn State grad with a passion for food, cooking, and photography. For three years, she owned a personal chef business before taking a break to spend more time with her family and young son. Jessica lives in Gilbertsville, Pa.


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