Butternut squash with toasted sesame sauce recipe

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  • Yield: 3 Servings


  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped; reserve half for garnish
  • Sea salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons gomasio
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup baby mesclun, for garnish
How to Make It
  1. Steam the squash for 15 to 20 minutes until tender. Remove from the heat and place in individual dishes.
  2. While the squash is steaming, whisk together the oil, tahini, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Pour the tahini mixture over the steamed squash.
  4. Sprinkle with gomasio, parsley, and sesame seeds. Garnish with baby mesclun.

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