Slow cooker butternut squash chili is the perfect fall meal this recipe is easy to prepare just simply add in some of your fall favorite vegetables and let your slow cooker do the work the results will warm you from the inside out slow cooker chili is perfect served with cornbread and this.

Butternut squash and kale are two of my favorite fall vegetables combined with cashews and feta in a puff pastry it makes me think this could be a fall version of spanakopita this could be served for brunch or lunch or as a dinner entree you also can make the pieces smaller and serve it as an appetizer mdash arlene erlbach morton grove.

The turkey chili is mild and savory which is the perfect balance to the slightly sweet acorn squash would be great with delicata too if you want to make this dairy free and whole30 friendly simply omit the cheese.

How to cut butternut squash 1 minute video in case you missed yesterday rsquo s blog post see the video above for a quick tutorial on how to cut butternut squash safely i rsquo ve also included lots of tips here about how to select a perfectly ripe butternut squash at the market plus how to soften the skin and then peel butternut squash various other methods for how to hellip.

Add the cubed butternut squash to the slow cooker cut the cube of butter into slices and place over the squash in a small bowl combine the brown sugar cinnamon nutmeg cloves and salt sprinkle that mixture over the butternut squash and butter place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for 3 hours resist the urge to open the lid.

Butternut squash is roasted with garlic until both become tender and caramelized then they rsquo re blended with creamy cashews lemon juice salt nutritional yeast optional and water the result is a smooth balanced rich sauce that takes the place of both the ldquo cheese rdquo and ldquo sauce rdquo layers of a classic lasagna.

The butternut squash is cut into quarters and steamed in the pressure cooker i love my instant pot once steamed its very easy to scoop the flesh away from the tough outer skin this is a great way to prepare winter squash if you rsquo re wary of hellip.