Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce

Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce Recipe

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LeeAnn Brennan


My sister-in-law made this recipe on our last trip home to NY and my kids loved it!
I swapped out butter for evoo, and the brown sugar for agave syrup to make it a little 'healthier'.
My kids call it "Squashy Applesauce" and it is delicious served as a side to any main meat course.


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20 Min
45 Min


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1 medium
butternut squash
3 large
apples, empire or jonathan
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
1/8 c
agave syrup
4 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil

How to Make Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Half, seed, peel, and cut squash into cubes. Peel, core and slice apples into chunks as well.
  • 2Take 1 Tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and rub on inside of a large casserole dish.
  • 3In a large mixing bowl add the prepared squash, apples, spices, agave, and remaining olive oil. Toss to coat lightly and then spread out in casserole dish.
  • 4Cover tightly with tin foil and bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until squash and apples are tender.
    Serve as a side with roasted poultry, pork, or meatloaf.

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About Aunt Kathy's Squashy Applesauce

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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