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Butternut Squash Hash with Piave Eggs

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Bye bye 50s era hash! We're so over that played-out potatoes and ham concoction, that we're bitch slapping it out of our diets and replacing it with this sweet and savory combination that uses local butternut squash, smokey Nueske's bacon, apples from Migliorelli farm, and sweet onions from the Hudson Valley. Add some fresh eggs right into the mix and it'll create a yokey richness that makes this dish extra creamy. The shaved piave, which is sort of like a young Parmesan that has fruity and nutty undertones, adds an extra burst of brightness and rounds out this one-pot dish. And we don't mean to brag, but we might just blow your mind with this tasty little breakfast.

How to make butternut squash hash with piave eggs

 

Ingredients:

 

Instructions:

  1.  In a large saucepan, add bacon and cook over medium heat until it begins to firm up; about 3-5 minutes. Add in onion and stir, cook until it becomes translucent. Add in 2 tablespoons of butter, the butternut squash, the shaved apple, and a pinch of salt and cook until tender.
  2. Turn heat to high and allow the hash to brown; about four minutes.
  3. Turn heat to medium low and by using the back of your spoon - create five little holes in the hash. Put a dab of butter in each hole and allow to melt. Crack one egg into each hole and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover sauce pan with a lid and allow eggs to cook. For runny eggs, cook for three minutes, for hard eggs, cook until firm to the touch.
  4. Finish by sprinkling grated piave on top of each egg.  Salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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Butternut Squash Risotto

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You might have seen the newest addition to our produce selection earlier this month. Light yellow and shaped like a bell, these sweet and fibrous gourds from Satur Farms are one of our favorite things to roast during the fall. Baking butternut squash not only brings out their natural sugars and caramel flavors but it also primes the squash to be cooked in savory dishes like this rich and creamy risotto with nutty parmigiano. We recommend serving butternut squash risotto as the main dish, with plenty of wine and some crusty Roberta's bread, of course. Butternut squash risotto

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled and seeded, diced into .5'' squares
  • 3 tbsp olive oil such as our LA Organic – Delicate Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cups of risotto
  • 2 boxes of vegetable stock
  • 1 cup of dry white wine
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 1.5 cups shredded parmigiano reggiano
  • 4 sage leaves, julienned
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 shallots, minced

 

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350°. On a large baking sheet, spread out diced butternut squash and toss in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake until tender, about 35-40 minutes.

2. In a large dutch oven, melt 2 tbsp of butter over medium high heat and add chopped onions and a little bit of salt, cook until translucent; about 6 minutes. Add shallots, 3 sage leaves, and red pepper flakes and cook for an additional 3 minutes. Add in risotto, and continue to stir until toasted and fragrant; about 5 minutes. Pour in wine and continually stir until liquid is absorbed. Then add a cup of vegetable stock to the dutch oven, stirring the whole time, until liquid is absorbed; repeat three times.

3. Take the baked butternut squash and reincorporate 3/4 of it back into the risotto. Continue to add 1 cup of vegetable stock at a time, while stirring consistently, until the grains are tender, but still firm to the bite. Add in 1 cup of parmigiano and 2 tbsp of butter and stir until melted. Season to taste.

4. Garnish with remaining butternut squash, sage leaves, and cheese. Serve immediately