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Mashed Butternut Squash

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars
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"A recipe I conjured up for a fall/Thanksgiving celebration!"
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 276
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Pierce butternut squash skin with a small knife and place cut-side down in a baking dish; pour in enough water for a depth of 1/2 inch. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until squash is tender, about 1 hour.
  4. Scoop squash into a bowl; add 3/4 cup sour cream, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Mash mixture using a potato masher or fork until smooth. Garnish with parsley and 1 tablespoon sour cream.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 276 calories; 16.7 33.1 3.6 41 110 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

It is delicious, but when I used the above measures it was a bit soupy. I think if you baked it with MUCH less water, and decrease the sour cream to 1/2 cup it may work out better. Going to rehe...

Most helpful critical review

Start real slow with the sour cream - I ruined mine right off the bat. Soupy and white.

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It is delicious, but when I used the above measures it was a bit soupy. I think if you baked it with MUCH less water, and decrease the sour cream to 1/2 cup it may work out better. Going to rehe...

The sour cream really works with this recipe. I steamed my squash instead, skipped the cinnamon and instead added small amounts of thyme, curry powder and ginger. I also doubled the brown suga...

The baking time was too long by the time I decided to cook this for dinner so I placed the seeded halves face down in a microwave safe baking dish and cooked it on high for 10 minutes, then tran...

I had already steamed my squash yesterday and had about half left over. I used plain Yogurt instead of sour cream, which I cut down the amount on slightly...added til I was satisfied like anothe...

Start real slow with the sour cream - I ruined mine right off the bat. Soupy and white.

big hit at thanksgiving!

Excellent !!! Approved by the family too ;)

I will be making this often! Excellent option instead of potatoes.

This recipe was a hit with my family even the ones that are not a fan of butternut squash the only thing I did different is I added 1/4 cup sour cream instead of the 3/4 cups and roughly added 1...