Caramelized Onion Squash Galette | Morsels of Life

Caramelized Onion Squash Galette

Butternut squash, perfectly complemented with sweetly savory caramelized onions and made even more awesome with a trio of cheeses.

Morsels of Life - Caramelized Onion Squash Galette - Butternut squash, perfectly complemented with sweetly savory caramelized onions and made even more awesome with a trio of cheeses.

For some reason, I'd been thinking about the Butternut Squash Caramelized Onion Pizza I made last year. Maybe since I'm starting to see winter squash on sale again, I wanted something a bit similar. However, I didn't quite have enough cheese for a pizza, and galettes just seem more fun! They've got the whole rustic elegance down. Plus, I get to use my cast iron skillet. :) The cast iron skillet certainly isn't a necessity. You can easily use just a baking tray, pie tin, or even a pizza stone. I just feel like I don't use the cast iron skillet enough, so I like using it when i can.

Anyway, back to this Butternut Squash Caramelized Onion Galette. It was just full of tastiness and deliciousness. I used thin strips of butternut squash. (After peeling, I just used a vegetable peeler to "peel" off strips of squash. You could also use a mandoline or just cut small chunks instead.)

Do you have a pot or pan you don't feel like you use enough? Which one?


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Butternut squash, perfectly complemented with sweetly savory caramelized onions and made even more awesome with a trio of cheeses.

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Yield: 8 servings

Materials:

Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
1 galette crust or pie crust
6-8 ounces cheese, shredded I used 2 ounces each of Monterey Jack and cheddar and 4 ounces Parmesan.
1/2 teaspoon chili pepper flakes
1 cup caramelized onions
1/2 tablespoon rosemary, chopped
1.5 pounds butternut squash, sliced thinly or cut into small chunks
1/2 teaspoon cornmeal optional

Methods:

  1. Gather all materials.
  2. Place butternut squash on a baking tray and spray with a bit of oil, then roast at 400F while preparing crust. You want it to cook a bit, but don't be too concerned if it doesn't cook completely.
  3. Roll out crust, and place it in a cast iron skillet (or baking tray) with a bit of corn meal sprinkled on it to prevent sticking.
  4. Mix all remaining materials with butternut squash, and spread filling in crust, leaving a border.
  5. Fold the border over the filling, folding/pinching where needed.
  6. Bake galette for about 45 minutes at 400F or until browned on top.

Shared with: Wonderful Wednesday, Wednesday Showcase, Creative Ways, Throwback Thursday, Happiness is Homemade, What's for Dinner?, Nifty Thrifty Sunday, Over the Moon, Melt in Your Mouth Monday, What'd You Do This Weekend?, #recipeoftheweek, Turn It Up Tuesday



18 comments:

  1. This looks great! Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday.

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  2. We really liked it! The caramelized onions combine really well with butternut squash, and the cheese just made it that much better. :)

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  3. This looks SO good! I love butternut squash! Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday!"
    :-) I hope you will join us again this week!

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  4. This galette is definitely the best way I've had butternut squash yet! Looking forward to joining you again next week. :)

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  5. It doesn't just sound good, it taste good too! :P Thanks for hosting. :)

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  6. Ohhh three cheeses with onions AND squash? That sounds too good :)

    Thanks for linking up to last week's Tasty Thursday!

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  7. You were one of the most clicked for last week's party and featured today on the blog: http://fantasticalsharingofrecipes.blogspot.com/2012/11/tasty-treasures_17.html

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  8. Woohoo! Thanks for the feature. :)

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  9. Hi there. The current Food on Friday is all about onions! So it would be great if you linked this in. Wishing you very happy Holidays!

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  10. thank you for linking this in to Food on Friday. We are now starting to get quite a collection of onion dishes together. Do stop by some of the other links to check them out! Happy Holidays!

    Ps I have just signed up to follow your blog. A follow back to Carole's Chatter would be wonderful – or have you already followed? Cheers

    Ps If you would like email reminders of future Food on Fridays, just pop by and comment and include your email - I won't publish it - and the reminder will be by bcc so it will remain private

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  11. Thanks for the invite! I linked up, and it looks like you've got lots of onion recipes there. :)

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  12. Thanks for the invite - I was glad to link up. :) (And thanks also for following Morsels of Life!)

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  13. Mmmmm caramelized onions are a favorite of mine!
    Sounds delicious!
    Michelle

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    1. The caramelized onions really add a lot of delicious flavor here! Hope you enjoy. :)

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  14. Another keeper, CJ! Thank you for sharing your wonderful post at #WonderfulWednesday. I look forward to what you will share next week! Do something special. Give yourself a standing ovation today! We hope you’ll come back again next Sunday when we open our doors at 6:00 PM EST. Be kind to each other. “Like" someone in person today!

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  15. Oh my - this is just incredible!! Had to pin it! Thanks for sharing on the What's for Dinner Link up!

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