Warm Butternut Squash and Pears with Goat Cheese

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Butternut Squash and Pears with Goat Cheese

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

A sweet and savory side-dish. A perfect accompaniment for pork or poultry.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon
olive oil
1  
onion, yellow
1 tablespoon
garlic
1 1/2 pound
butternut squash
1/3 cup
chicken stock
1/4 cup
white wine
2  
pears
1 1/2 tablespoon
sage
1/4 teaspoon
nutmeg
1/4 cup
pecans
4 ounces
goat cheese

Instructions

In a large skillet, heat the olive oild over medium-high heat. Saute the onions and garlic for a few minutes until soft. Add squash and chicken stock and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10-12 minutes until the squash is just tender. Add pears, white wine, nutmeg, and sage and cook for another 4-5 minutes until the pears are just tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Season well with salt and pepper and garnish with pecans and goat cheese.