Creamy Butternut Squash and Gigante Beans

Creamy Butternut Squash and Gigante Beans

As the crisp autumn breeze begins to sweep through the air, it's the perfect time to indulge in comforting, hearty dishes that warm the soul. This creamy butternut squash and gigante beans recipe is the ultimate comfort food for the season. With a velvety texture and a blend of aromatic fresh herbs, it's a dish that will have you coming back for seconds.



  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F. Place the diced butternut squash, halved onions, and whole garlic cloves on a baking sheet.

  2. Drizzle with SIMPLi olive oil, season with SIMPLi pink salt, pepper, sage, and thyme, and roast for about 35-40 minutes or until the butternut squash is tender and slightly caramelized, and the onions and garlic are soft and slightly browned.

  3. Once the roasted butternut squash, onions, and garlic are ready, transfer them to a food processor and carefully blend until smooth.

  4. Heat up a saucepan on medium heat and add your blended butternut squash mixture to the pan.

  5. Stir in the vegetable stock and heavy cream. Allow the mixture to simmer gently for about 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens and the flavors meld together. Add more salt to taste.

  6. In a separate pot, cook the SIMPLi gigante beans according to the package instructions.

  7. Combine the cooked SIMPLi gigante beans with the creamy butternut squash puree. Toss everything together until well combined.

  8. Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs, red pepper flakes, or grated parmesan cheese, and soak up the sauce with a toasted slice of your favorite bread.

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As you take your first bite of this creamy autumnal dish, you'll be enveloped in the rich flavors of autumn. The sweetness of the butternut squash, the earthy notes of sage and thyme, and the creaminess of the sauce will transport your taste buds to a cozy, fireside dinner. The gigante beans fiber to and plant-based protein to support your digestion and keep you feeling full for long after your meal.

Whether enjoyed as a comforting lunch or a hearty dinner, this recipe is the essence of autumn on a plate. Let the warm aroma of roasted butternut squash and buttery gigante beans fill your kitchen and let the flavors of the season embrace you.

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SIMPLi Gigante Beans and Butternut Squash

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