What is your favorite solar cooked dish to have in the spring?

12:55 PM on Mar 3, 2021


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With spring on the horizon and brighter days ahead, SCI supporter Maria shares more of her favorite solar cooking recipes. In her previous blog, Maria shared a delicious and easy-to-follow recipe for solar baked chicken. In this edition, Maria offers recipes to her favorite sides - solar cooked polenta and sauteed squash/kale.

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Solar Cooked Polenta

1 cup dried polenta

4 cups water

1 teaspoon salt

1 T olive oil


1. Add all ingredients to a covered roasting pan.

2. Place in the solar cooker for 4 hours.


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Sauteed Squash/Kale

3 yellow summer squash, sliced

½ onion, chopped

1 t salt, ¼ t pepper

4-6 cups chopped fresh kale

3 T blue cheese (optional)


1. Combine all ingredients in a solar cooker.

2. Leave in the sun for about 4 hours (10-2).