Baked Squash and Yams
Baked Squash and Yams with winter squash and garnet yams plus tomato sauce , soy milk and garlic chili paste make up this side dish. Varieties of winter squash include acorn, banana, buttercup, butternut, calabaza, delicate, golden nugget, hubbard, spaghetti, sweet dumpling, turban and pumpkin.
1 pound of winter squash, peeled and sliced
1 pound of garnet yams, peeled and sliced
1 cup tomato sauce
1 cup soy milk
1 tablespoon garlic chili paste
Layer the squash and yams in a baking dish.
Mix the remaining ingredients together and pour over the vegetables.
Bake covered at 350-degrees for 45 minutes.
Finish baking uncovered for another 15 minutes or so.
Garlic chili paste is a Chinese sauce made primarily from red chili and garlic. Used to accent poultry, rice, and noodle dishes.
Did You Know?
Though considered a vegetable in cooking, botanically speaking, squash is a fruit (being the receptacle for the plant's seeds), and not a vegetable!