Braised Winter Squash with Shallots

Ottawa Athletic Club Recipe of the Week

March 11th, 2020

High Quantities of Vitamin A

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Prep Time: 10 Mins          Cook Time: 25 Mins        Total Time: 35 Mins


  • 2 lbs winter squash, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 shallots halved
  • 2 TBS grass-fed butter
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Rosemary and black pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a skillet with rosemary over medium heat
  2. After the aroma of the rosemary and butter have filled the room (a couple of minutes) add squash, shallots, salt and cider
  3. The cider should cover the squash. Add more if necessary
  4. Turn heat to high and get it boiling then lower the heat and braise for 20 or until squash and shallots are tender and the liquid has been reduced to a glaze.
  5. Add a few turns of cracked black pepper and serve as a side dish to any main.


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