Braised Sweet Potatoes and Winter Squash

ingredients
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1 1/2 lbs Delicotta squash
cut into 1-inch cubes, or any winter squash
3 tsp Kosher salt
2 tbsp sugar
2 cups coconut milk
2 cups water
2 whole sweet potatoes
cut into 1 inch cubes
cilantro sprigs
to garnish
cookware
  • large heavy bottomed saucepot
1
Place squash, salt, sugar, coconut milk and water in a large heavy bottomed saucepot. The squash should be covered by about ¾".
2
Bring to a boil and turn down to a simmer. Cook uncovered until softened, at least 15 minutes.
3
Add the sweet potatoes and cook until tender. Liquid should be thick and reduced.
4
Taste for seasoning. The dish should be a little sweet, a little salty, and creamy.
5
Garnish with the cilantro sprigs.