Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Another Poor Man's Dinner...Squash Mash
As I go through each day I am often thinking of good meals that I can eat to keep me healthy and full. The other day I made this recipe. I called it Squash Mash....crazy right? This mash is another poor man's dinner made with Calabaza, Tofu & Cauliflower. Calabaza is a Spanish squash found anywhere throughout the entire island of Puerto Rico and it is found in most Spanish stores or in the Spanish food section of your grocery store. I enjoyed this mash with some breaded temphes and some grilled zuchini & onions...it was divine. I hope you like it too.
6 large pieces of Calabaza
6 large cauliflower crowns
1/2 tub of tofu
1 finely chopped sweet onion
1/3 c. non dairy butter
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. garlic & onion powder
Boil the calabaza & cauliflower until they are very tender...drain the calabaza & cauliflower well until the water is completely drained out. Put these items in a large bowl, add the tofu & spices, beat well until they are really mashed well...Serve hot.
From my Caribbean Vegan Kitchen to yours...SALUD!!!