Butter Pecan Squash Recipe

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Butter Pecan Squash

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Ingredients

1.5 lb
butternut squash
1/2 c
boiling water
3 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
white pepper to taste
1/4 c
pecans, coarsely chopped
1 Tbsp
maple syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Quarter squash; scoop out seeds and stringy portion; pare and cut into 3/4 to 1 inch cubes (about 4 to 5 cups).
2
In a medium saucepan bring squash and water to a boil; cover and cook rapidly until squash in tender (about 10 minutes).
3
Drain and mash with butter, sugar, salt and pepper.
4
Turn into an 8" pie plate.
5
Sprinkle with pecans and maple syrup.
6
Broil until pecans are lightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy