bowl of healthy mashed butternut squash with butter.
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How to Cook Mashed Butternut Squash

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed butternut squash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 130kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large butternut squash peeled and cut
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • 2 TBS honey
  • tsp cinnamon
  • Optional: 2-3 tablespoons of heavy cream

Instructions

  • Boil chopped butternut squash over medium heat in milk and water for 15 minutes (or until very soft)
  • Remove lid and continue to cook down while mashing.
  • When most of the liquid is cooked out, add butter, brown sugar, honey and cinnamon. Cook another 2-3 minutes. If desired, stir in heavy cream before serving.

Notes

-You can use salt free chicken stock instead of water.
-Reduce sweetener as desired or substitute with honey
-If serving to babies, use all brown sugar. If looking for all natural sugars, use all honey.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 429mg | Potassium: 322mg | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 29.2% | Calcium: 30.6%