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Squash Puree Recipe

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Course: Side Dish
Total Time: Under 1 Hour
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Squash Puree

Photo by: Tom Eckerle

Yield: Serves 8 to 10

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 large butternut squash
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • Freshly grated nutmeg

Equipment:

  • Food processor

Directions

Place the squash in one or two large kettles filled with cold water.  Bring to a boil and add 1 tablespoon salt per squash.  Reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes.  Drain.  Cut each squash in half and remove the seeds.  Remove the pulp fro the rind.  Lightly puree the pulp in the food processor.  Add the butter, salt and pepper, and nutmeg to taste.  Serve hot.


© Christopher Idone
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 10 servings, and includes 1 teaspoon of added salt.

101kcal (5%)
87mg (9%)
38mg (63%)
973mcg RAE (32%)
632mg
61mg
2g
4g
4g
21g
6mg (2%)
240mg (10%)
2g (8%)
2g (4%)
1mg (7%)
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