|This is my favorite dish at the Great Dane Brew Pub in Madison. A friend gave me the recipe -- it's great for these cold winter days!|
It's also a great time to prepare warm, savory dishes like this!
Inner Warmth Peanut Stew
(Recipe from the Great Dane Brew Pub in Madison, WI - Executive Chef Matthew L. Moyer)
1/2 c olive oil
2-3 lbs. butternut or acorn squash - peeled and cubed
1 medium onion, diced
1/2 c garlic, minced
1/2 c fresh ginger, minced
1/2 T pepper
1 qt. tomato juice
20 oz can diced tomatoes (or use fresh tomatoes)
1/2 T salt
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1 c peanut butter
Saute squash, onion, garlic, ginger, and pepper in oil until the ingredients start to soften.
Add tomato juice, tomatoes, and salt.
Simmer until squash is tender.
Add the cilantro, then the peanut butter.
Simmer until thickened into a nice stew.
Serve over rice.
(The recipe says this serves four, but our family of four enjoyed leftovers for days!)