Recipes

Squash Balls

(Makes 28 - 30 Bites)

Ingredients:

  • splash of raw agave (optional)
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/3-cup cilantro, chopped
  • ½-cup scallions, chopped
  • 2-cups of ParmCrisps crumbs, your choice of flavor (recipe used Original, Jalapeño and Sesame flavor)
  • 1-4 to 5 lb. butternut squash, peeled, remove seeds, sliced into four pieces

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Roast butternut squash for about an hour or until soft.
  3. Place a skillet pan on a medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic and scallions. Sauté for 1-2 minutes or until the onion softens.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, add roasted butternut squash. Using a potato masher, mash the butternut squash thoroughly.
  5. Add sauté garlic and scallions. Stir in cilantro, cayenne, turmeric, pepper, and raw agave. Combine ingredients and mix well.
  6. Place ParmCrisps crumbs into a small mixing bowl. Using hands shape butternut squash into bites sized balls then roll into ParmCrisps crumbs.
  7. Place onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees in oven for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Serve and enjoy immediately!