Mashed Butternut Squash


Warm and creamy 5 ingredients foolproof side dish. This Autumn and Winter Squash will surely elevate your holiday spread.

3 butternut squashes
4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter 
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 400°. Halve squash lengthwise; remove seeds. Brush with oil; place, cut sides down, on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 45 minutes or until tender. Cool 30 minutes. Scoop out pulp; discard shells.

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in squash; cook 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated, mashing with a wooden spoon to desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.




Joanne said...

We like to sprinkle a tiny bit of nutmeg and some cinnamon on ours!