Crispy Squash Bowl with Vegan Dill Cream

Crispy Squash Bowl with Vegan Dill Cream

This crispy squash bowl with luscious dill cream on top is a comfortable and hearty vegan bowl supper. Easy to make and tasty.

An overhead shot of cut delicata squash with spices sprinkled on top, pre-roasting.

An overhead shot of the Nutrition Stripped cookbook.

I get a great deal of concerns about meal preparation and what my normal weeknight meals appear like. We do the bowl food thing, pots of wild rice pasta with veggies, the relaxing soups with 1/2 a loaf of bread each (carbohydrate enthusiasts club). It’s truthfully kinda boring? And while I do meal preparation in a sense, it’s a really loose and lazy variation of it.

I get whatever veggies I desire, clean and cut them down, different the lettuce into leaves, put some carrot penetrates a little water bath, prepare a grain and a pulse of some kind if I’m truly on top of things. If I’m handling an increase of something like beets, I’ll boil them off and peel them to have on hand for salads. That’s the level of it!

I still delight in cooking in the minute too even if I have actually had a strange or hectic day. Meal prepping right approximately the point of re-heat and consume would never ever work for me. I believe there’s magic to be discovered someplace in the middle of these states of readiness.

My pal McKel is an innovative prep pro when it pertains to consuming and living well. The majority of you most likely understand her website Nutrition Stripped, and just how much of a goldmine it is for anybody wanting to streamline and focus-up a well balanced and dynamic way of life. Her entire body-and-mind method has to do with making the most of easy routines so that you’ll feel remarkable.

Her brand-new book is a terrific dosage of motivation if you prepare healthy all the time or if you’re attempting to get a manage on what it indicates to consume and live well. Tucked into the pages of Nutrition Stripped are lots of terrific techniques for preparing ahead, wish list, suggestions for consuming well on a spending plan, what to consume post-workout or when you’re feeling under the weather condition.

Here, I have actually taken her roasted squash with dill cashew cream and spun it out into a little squash bowl with some warm rice, additional dill, and a spray of capers. Squash/early Fall veggies and fresh dill is among my preferred mixes, and this lavish cream is tasty. I can see this sauce forming a great little base for avocado toast, or sprinkled over some crispy wedges of butter lettuce or radicchio, or utilized in location of the pepita sauce in this bowl. To begin however, this specific bowl is a great method to reduce into Fall.

An up close image of roasted delicata squash half moons on a parchment lined baking sheet

An overhead shot of a cup of light green, creamy sauce in a white enamelware mug. A halved lemon is seen to the side.

Two overhead shots of a rice bowl with roasted pieces of squash and a drizzle of a creamy, light green sauce.

Crispy Squash Bowl with Dill Cream

This crispy squash bowl with luscious dill cream on top is a comfortable and hearty vegan bowl supper. Easy to make and tasty.


Course Main Dish, Sauce, Side Meal Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 4

Author: Laura Wright


  • Mixer

Active Ingredients

Dill Cashew Cream

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 2 hours and drained pipes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • juice of 1 lemon( approximately 1/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ground black pepper, to taste (* )Squash


  • acorn/delicata squash, cut in half lengthwise and seeded( I choose delicata no peeling required!) 2
  • tablespoons olive oil pinch
  • sea salt pinch
  • ground cumin pinch
  • cayenne pepper ground black pepper, to taste
  • Guidelines

Make the dill cashew cream: integrate the drained pipes cashews, water, dill, onion, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in an upright mixer. Mix the cashew mix on high till totally creamy and smooth. Scrape the cream into a glass container and reserved.

  • Preheat the oven to 400 ° F. Line 2 medium or 1 big baking sheet with parchment paper and reserved.
  • Slice the seeded squash in 1/2 inch thick wedges/half moons. On the baking sheet( s), toss the squash pieces with the olive oil, salt, cumin, cayenne, and black pepper. Spread out the covered squash slices out into a single layer. Location the squash in the oven, and roast for about thirty minutes, turning at the middle. The pieces must have deeply golden edges.
  • Serve the squash bowl warm with dill cashew cream for dipping/drizzling.
  • Notes

From Nutrition Stripped: 100 Whole Food Recipes Made Delightfully Easy by McKel Hill, MS, RDN

  • For the squash bowl, I simply served parts of the squash and dill cream with warm brown/wild rice, a spray of sesame seeds, and some capers. Some arugula in the mix would have been perfect, however my fridge stock simply didn’t permit it;-RRB-
  • This squash and dill cream combination would taste great with many things however. You can absolutely do as McKel does and serve them up on their own, too!
  • Published in fall, velvety, earthy, gluten totally free, main dish, fast, refined sugar-free, roasted, sauce, side meal, sour, sweet, vegan, winter season

An overhead shot of a rice bowl with roasted pieces of squash and a drizzle of a creamy, light green sauce.

Conceal 10 remarks


  • Is the squash peeled?

    Reply Laura

    • If you utilize delicata squash, it can stay un-peeled. I’ll make a note on the dish;-RRB-

      Reply McKel Hill

  • This is so lovely, Laura! Thank you a lot for sharing and putting your extraordinary discuss the book! xx

    Reply Allyson

  • Having actually currently prepared vegetables/beans/grains increases my likeliness of consuming a well balanced meal by about a thousand. I’m pleased I’m not alone in this awareness. This squash bowl appears like a huge hug, which is whatever I desire from fall food.

    Reply Sarah|Well and Complete

  • My meal preparation abilities have actually certainly been on the backburner recently … I require to return on the train! I like making meals with various parts, so you can blend and match them with other things you have actually prepared. And this dill cream sounds tasty and extremely flexible, too! I can see myself putting it on whatever!:D

    Reply Alexandra

  • Wow, this is so quite!

    Does the sauce come out extremely onion-y? 1/4 cup raw onion looks like a lot.

    Reply Jessie Snyder

  • I’m right there with you on the having whatever all set to put together sort of in reverse meal preparation! However it sure feels great every when and a while to get and go. McKel’s book sounds remarkable, she is such a pro. Thanks for sharing this charm with us Laura xo.

    Reply Chelsea @ Chelsea’s Healthy Cooking area

  • I attempted the entire meal preparation thing for a bit, however it simply wasn’t for me although I invest throughout the day mentor cooking at work, I still like to come house at the end of the day and prepare some more haha.

    This meal looks charming! I’m so pleased to have actually found recently that drenched sunflower seeds make a terrific nut totally free sub for cashews that’s safe for my allergic reactions.

    Reply Sarah @ Balancedbabe

  • Love this! Looks so great!

    Reply Sarah

  • This was tasty! I didn’t have cashews so pre-owned Belsoy creamer rather and it was v delicious:-RRB-


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