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Health Information Library Recipes Roasted squash with wild rice and cranberry

Roasted squash with wild rice and cranberry

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup
Calories 162

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 1.1 g
Saturated fat 0.4 g
Total fat 4 g
Sodium 5.8 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 3.3 g
Protein 4.8 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Caramelizing squash intensifies its flavor and brings out its natural sweetness.

Ingredients

(Serves 8)
  • 4 cups diced winter squash, peeled and cut into half-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 4 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 small orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • Black pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 F.

Place squash in a roasting pan and toss with 1 teaspoon of oil. Roast for 40 minutes or until brown.

In a hot saute pan, brown onions with remaining oil. Add cranberries and saute for 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients and saute for 4 to 5 minutes or until heated thoroughly. Serve.

Last Updated: January 13th, 2015