Curry Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Dip
Curry Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Dip is a delicious coming together of two seasonal fruits and vegetables. Perfect for fall entertaining and served at room temperature with baked pita chips, roasted veggies or crackers.
I couldn’t let apple season go by without using my favorite honeycrisp apples in another recipe.
Apples are deliciously sweet to snack on and in dessert dishes, but have you tried roasting them? They get a lovely caramelization (that made it hard for me to not eat them all).
Butternut squash is also perfect roasted for the same caramelization and along with roasted onions, I sprinkled them with curry powder for an extra boost of flavor. Once all the vegetables are sweet and tender, they are blended with cannelini beans and coconut milk to make the dip creamy and silky.
Gluten-Free and Vegan Friendly
This dip also happens to be gluten-free and vegan friendly. You can feel comfortable serving it to any of your friends and family, regardless of their dietary needs.
More Serving Suggestions
I just thought of two more serving suggestions for this Curry Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Dip. It would make a delicious side dish for holiday meals. Or, keep it in an airtight container in the fridge and it makes for a handy, quick snack. It’s portable too so take some to the office. Share it with your friends and maybe they will want the recipe.
- 1 butternut squash peeled and diced into 1 inch cubes to yield 3 cups, 2 pounds
- 2 pounds sweet red apples peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon mild curry powder
- 1 cup cannellini beans
- 1/2 cup lite coconut milk
- Preheat oven to 425° F.
- Spread the butternut squash and apples onto a onto a baking sheet. Drizzle with oil, salt, pepper and curry powder and mix well.
- Roast for 20 minutes until the squash is tender. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
- Add the butternut squash, apples and beans to a food processor. Pulse until they are chopped. With the processor running, drizzle in the coconut milk until the mix is smooth.
Serving Size4 ounces
Amount Per Serving Calories 168Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 271mgCarbohydrates 32gFiber 7gSugar 16gProtein 4g
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