Vegetarian Hash

To choose an acorn squash, look for an unblemished fruit that's heavy for its size. If possible, buy one or two more than you'll need for this recipe: The winter squash is truly versatile and can be baked in the oven, sauteed, steamed, mashed of pureed for a seasonal soup.

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Nutritional Bonus: One acorn squash boasts 1,495 mg of potassium compared to the 422 mg in one large banana. A squash also packs 6.5 g of fiber (a slice of whole-grain bread averages 2 g) as well as vitamin B6 and folate.


  • 3/4 lb small new potatoes, left unpeeled
  • 1 small acorn squash, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped, divided
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper, divided
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 4 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 cups broccoli, shredded
  • 1/3 cup each red and green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. In a bowl, lightly toss potatoes and squash with 1/2 tsp rosemary, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper. Place on a baking sheet misted with cooking spray. Drizzle with 2 tsp oil, tossing gently. Bake for 25 minutes or until tender, stirring every 10 minutes.
  2. Heat remaining 2 tsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Saute shallots, broccoli and bell peppers for 1 minute. Add potato-squash mixture and cook for 5 minutes or until heated. Sprinkle with lemon juice, remaining 1/2 tsp rosemary, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper and heat through.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1-cup vegetarian hash
  • Calories 120
  • Carbohydrate Content 21 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 3.5 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 3.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 170 mg
  • Sugar Content 3 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g