Cornucopia Compote

Summary

Yield
Servings
Sourcehttp://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/cornucopia-compote/
Prep time1 hour
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour, 30 minutes

Description

A colorful entree or side dish during the colder months of the year.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons
olive oil
2  
onion
1 can
chickpeas
3 cups
red kidney beans
2  
apple, tart green
1 cup
cranberries, dried
1 cup
apricots, dried
1/2 cup
port
1/4 cup
honey
1 tablespoon
thyme leaves, fresh
   
salt and pepper
8  
squash, acorn
   
thyme sprigs

Instructions

1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Then, add onions, and sauté  about 10 minutes, until medium brown. Add chickpeas, kidney beans, apples, dried fruits, port and honey, and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Season with thyme leaves, salt and freshly ground black pepper. (Filling can be made in advance and refrigerated up to 3 days). Preheat oven to 350°F. Pack squashes with filling, place on baking tray and bake, uncovered, 25 minutes. Cover with lids, and bake for an additional 20 to 30 minutes, until squashes are tender. Garnish with thyme, and serve.