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Creamy Butternut Squash

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This is a very rich and delicious side dish that will provide you with that bit of color that is always welcomed in a meal.
  Butternut squash 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1 inch chunks
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Steam the chopped butternut squash for 20 minutes or until tender.
2. In a food processor or saucepan combine the steamed butternut squash, butter, heavy cream, and dried ginger.
3. If you have a food processor puree until smooth. If not use a potato masher and mash the ingredients together until they are smooth.
4. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Here is a great way to utilize your butternut squash. This fantastic video is here to show you how to make a wonderful dish with butternut squash. The chef makes a rich creamy puree for a fabulous side dish that would definitely make your meal colorful and flavorful too! The video is a must watch!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 237 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.5%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g56%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.8 mg17.6%

Sodium 14.3 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.8%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 2 g4.3%

Vitamin A 373.6% Vitamin C 59.7%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Butternut Squash Recipe Video