Squash with Mushroom-Kale Ragout Detox Recipe for Cancer Prevention

Are you ready to try a delicious detox recipe? It can help you lose some weight and prevent cancer and heart attacks.

Kabocha squash is rich in fiber and beta-carotene which we need for a healthy heart and eyes as well as natural weight loss and cancer prevention.

Kale is rich in vitamin C, K and A to boost immunity, prevent cancer, reduce inflammation. Kale reduces risk of more than five different types of cancers including breast and ovarian cancer. it is also a detox vegetable to help our body get rid of toxins.

I would like to share with you this super healthy Roasted Kabocha Squash with Mushroom and Kale recipe by Anissa chef Anita Lo from www.wallstreetjournal. com

Squash with Mushroom-Kale Ragout Detox Recipe

  • 1 pound Kabocha squash, stems and seeds removed, cut into 1-inch-thick wedges
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepperSquash with Mushroom-Kale Ragout Detox Recipe
  • 2 cups wild mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup Tuscan kale, stems removed and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 sage leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4-cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Brush squash slices with 2 tablespoons olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Arrange squash on a baking sheet and roast until a knife easily pierces the thickest part, about 20 to 25 minutes
  • Meanwhile, heat a large sauté pan on high. Once hot, swirl in 2 tablespoons olive oil. When oil just begins to smoke, add mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Lower heat to medium-high and cook until mushrooms start to brown, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add vegetable or chicken stock and boil for 1 minute or less.
  • Stir in the kale, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add a splash more stock, butter and stir to emulsify. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Take off heat and add sage.
  • To serve, spoon the mushroom-kale mixture over the roasted squash. Top with grated cheese.

Bon Appetit!


Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition Coach and Counselor

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