Baked Winter Squash

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1 cup

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1. Cut squash in half and remove seeds.

2. Place in baking dish, cut side down. Bake at 325° F for 1 hour or until tender.
3. Remove from the oven. Scoop out the squash and place in bowl.
4. Add remaining ingredients.
5. Mash together until smooth.
6. Serve hot. Enjoy!




1 butternut squash
2 tablespoons canola oil or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons brown sugar or maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg
Salt and black pepper to taste (optional)


More About Butternut Squash

How to Select

Choose a squash heavy for its size.

How to Store

Store in a cool, dark place for up to a month. Once cut, refrigerate unused portion.

How to Prepare

Add to stews and soups, steam and drizzle with olive oil, prepare in a curry, bake and stuff with apples, add cooked squash to a canned black beans with a dash of cinnamon and cumin, mash with yams, seasoned with ginger and cinnamon, or simply cube and roast.