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Roasted butternut squash
1 butternut squash
1/4 C. EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
1 tsp. salt (this is a guess)
1 tsp. pepper (this is a guess)
1 tsp. garlic powder (guess)
1 tsp. smoked paprika (guess)
Chop ends of squash so you have a flat base. Peel the tough skin with a vegetable peeler. Cut the bulb portion from the strait portion. Slice in half, the long way, and remove seeds from bulb. Dice.
Toss diced squash in plenty of olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic power, and whatever other herbs/spices you like. Easiest way to toss is by putting a slightly smaller stainless steel bowl over a larger one to create a large sealed container and, holding firmly, vigorously swirl the contents around until well mixed.
Spread evenly across 2 baking sheets (put down parchment paper to reduce cleaning later) and bake at 400 F for 1hr 15m. Rotate halfway through if your oven cooks unevenly or the baking sheets are on different racks.
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Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make hummus at home.
Step 1: Watch the step-by-step video
Step 2: Gather the tools you'll need Blender or food processor (anything with spinning blades will work)Cutting boardKnifeSpatulaCitrus squeezerCan opener1 Tbsp. measuring spoon1/4 C. measuring cupA small utensil (I used a spoon, but anything long and small will work)Zester (optional)Bench scraper (optional)
Step 3: Prepare your ingredients 1 can (about 16oz, or 2 C.) of garbanzo beans, drained1 fresh lemon1/4 Tbsp. of zestAll of the juice1/4 C. extra virgin olive oil1 Tbsp. ground cumin2 cloves of garlic, peeled2-3 drops of sesame oil~1 tsp. moist salt (I like Mayan Gold for this)~ 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper
Step 4: Add it all to the blender
You don't have to do anything special here. Just add the garbanzo beans, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, peeled garlic cloves, sesame oil, salt, and pepper to your blender or food processor.
Step 5: Blend it
Blend all of the ing…