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Oct 16, 2008 03:16 AM

Squash/Pumpkin in Mexican recipes

I'm looking for mexican recipes that will utilize the 80+ lbs. of winter squash, gourds, and pumpkins that has been donated to my cooking class. I'm familiar with the use squash in mexican cooking, but don't have any recipes to use. Thanks in advance

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    I haven't made this yet, but it's on my to do list. Hedi is usually spot on with the recipes she posts. It's from Denis Cotter's Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me.

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    1. re: CeeBee

      Mmmm, I saw this too! It's on my schedule for next week. Has anyone tried it yet?

    2. I've seen cooked squash used as a quesadilla filling with black beans. Top with tomatilla salsa and queso fresca.

      1. I made a sausage (used hot italian sausage) and black bean chili last weekend and threw in a ton of cubed butternut squash. It turned out really well.

        1. Martha Stewart has a great spicy pumpkin enchilada recipe on her website.

          1. This dish from Rick Bayless is out of sight if you like lamb or mild-flavored goat


            I also like to make chile rellenos using poblano chiles stuffed with seasoned roasted squash pulp, topped with a bit of shredded mild cheese, and "dressed" with a tomatillo-guajillo salsa