Mashed Acorn Squash

1
Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

I love squash, and this one is delicious. I saved the seeds and toasted them, yummy. I actually didn't add the brown sugar or spices, but just crushed a clove of garlic and threw it into the hollow of the squash while it was baking. I do this with spaghetti squash too. Sometimes I prefer the savory to the sweet.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    acorn squash
  • ·
    olive oil
  • 1/4 stick
    melted butter or earth balance
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    nutmeg or cinnamon
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Mashed Acorn Squash

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400'F, brush the inside of the squash with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Place on a baking sheet for 45 minutes.
  3. When done remove the insides of the squash and place in a mixing bowl. Add the butter, nutmeg or cinnamon and brown sugar until smooth. Serve warm.
  4. Enjoy.

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About Mashed Acorn Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #squash #acorn #mashed



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