Butternut Squash with Saffron

Persian Butternut Squash with Saffron (Dessert recipe)

Looking for a saffron Dessert?
We have provided a special recipe, by Shahrzad Zardoost, a talented chef for you. The recipe is super easy and everyone can make and enjoy the combined taste of butternut squash with saffron.

Saffron Butternut Squash Dessert can be a good, easy choice to make a spend time with your loved ones.

Ingredients for Saffron Butternut Squash

Saffron Butternut Squash Dessert
  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed saffron infused with ice or hot water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar or any other natural sweetener like grape and date syrup
  • 1/2 cup Water

How to make Saffron Butternut Squash?

  • In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add butternut squash slices to the pan. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and half a cup of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Arrange the butternut squash slices in a large saucepan, pour in the syrup and saffron evenly. Bring it to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, leave the lid ajar and cook for 20-30 minutes or until the butternut squash is tender and all the syrup is absorbed.
  • Serve on a serving dish and garnish with pistachios and rose petals. Enjoy!


“Special Thanks to Shahrzad Zardoost, the owner of Ardineh

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