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Simmered Kabocha Squash


Special Diet

Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian


Side Dish

Main Ingredient



Quick & Easy, Authentic Japanese


  • 1 pound kabocha squash stem and seeds removed, unpeeled
  • ¼ cup San-J Tamari Soy Sauce
  • ¼ cup sake
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar


  • Cut the kabocha squash into 1-inch bite-sized pieces. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the San-J Tamari Soy Sauce, sake, water and sugar. Place the kabocha in a medium saucepan and pour the Tamari mixture over the squash. Cover, bring to a boil, and simmer for 20 minutes or until squash is tender and cooked through. Serve hot or at room temperature.
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