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Roasted Squash with Chickpeas, Lemon Yogurt Sauce, and Lots of Herbs

Time to round out a week of meal planning with an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink Friday dinner. Roast up a bunch of first-of-the-season fall veggies (hello, hardy squash!) with can of chickpeas, and serve everything alongside a tangy yogurt sauce and lots of fresh herbs. It’s an easy way to use the last bits of your Misfits Market box and the perfect flavor-packed dish to end the week and celebrate the start of the new season. Hello, fall!

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Roast squash by Misfits Market

Roasted Squash with Chickpeas, Lemon Yogurt Sauce, and Lots of Herbs

  • Author: Misfits Market
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 2

Ingredients

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For the Squash and Chickpeas

  • 1 1/2 pounds hardy squash (acorn, butternut, and/or delicata), peeled, seeds removed, and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/2 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder

 

For the Yogurt Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

To Serve

  • 1 cup mint leaves, cilantro, and/or parsley, roughly torn
  • Lemon wedges
  • Baguette, warmed and torn into pieces
  • Optional: ¼ cup pomegranate arils

 


Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 425ºF.
  2. For the squash and chickpeas: Arrange squash on a baking sheet and toss with 2 tablespoons of oil, a generous pinch of salt, and black pepper. Roast until almost fork-tender, about 20-25 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine chickpeas, onion, garlic, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and curry powder. Season with salt and black pepper. Remove squash from the oven once almost fork tender, flip, then pour chickpea mixture over top. Roast for another 10-15 minutes until squash is fully cooked and golden brown and chickpeas are slightly crispy.
  3. For the yogurt sauce: In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt, grated garlic, and lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper and set aside.
  4. To serve: Using a large spoon, spread yogurt sauce onto the base of a serving dish. Transfer roasted squash onto the plate, then top with herbs and pomegranate arils if using. Serve with lemon wedges and a warmed baguette.

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