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Bolognese & Roasted Squash

By September 30, 2020 No Comments

👉 You can substitute Bison with Ground Veal, Ground Sirloin, Ground Lean Turkey or a mixture of any of these.

Ingredients:

Acorn, Delicata, or Butternut Squash, halved, seeds/flesh scraped out (make however many you’ll be enjoying)

Olive Oil Spray

Garlic Salt

Tiny Pinch Cinnamon

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2 Tbsp. EVOO

1 Medium Sweet Onion, finely diced

2 Stalks Celery, finely diced

1 Large. Whole Carrot, peeled, finely diced or grated

Finger pinch Red Pepper Chili Flakes

1 tsp. Fennel Seeds

1 1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt, divided

Finger pinch Black Pepper

1 lb. Ground Bison

1 Tbsp. Tomato Paste

3 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar

28 oz. can Crushed Tomatoes, undrained

Tiny pinch Cinnamon

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Directions: Pre heat oven to 375°F.

Cover a rimmed baking sheet with foil; set aside.

Step 1: Prepare any of the squash (see suggested portions). Place flesh side up on covered baking sheet. Liberally spray with olive oil. Sprinkle a bit of garlic salt and a small sprinkle of cinnamon onto each half. Place in pre heated oven and roast for about 45 min., or until tender when pierced with a fork.

Step 2: Meanwhile, using a large skillet, or pot, add EVOO and heat over med-high. When hot, add onion, celery, carrot, red pepper flakes, fennel seeds and 1/2 tsp. salt. Sauté until veggies are tender, about 5 – 7 min.

Step 3: Add meat, 1/2 tsp. salt and black pepper. Brown meat, breaking up as you go; about 5 min. Mix in tomato paste. Add balsamic; scrape bottom to lift and incorporate any browned bits. Cook, uncovered for about 3 min. then add tomatoes, remaining 1/4 tsp. salt and cinnamon. Simmer, uncovered for 15 – 20 min. Garnish with Flat Leaf Parsley if desired. Scoop your portion into the center of the roasted squash you chose.

Full Meal Portions:

2 Unit Portion:

3 oz. Bolognese sauce

1/2 typical sized any squash

3 Unit Portion:

4 oz. Bolognese sauce

1/2 medium sized any squash

 

4 Unit Portion:

5 oz. Bolognese sauce

1 typical sized any squash

(2 halves)

 

5 Unit Portion:

6 oz. Bolognese sauce

1 medium sized

any squash

(2 halves)

 

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