Whipped Squash


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 butternut squash (about 2-1/2 lbs), seeded, peeled & cubed

3 cups water

3/4 teaspoon salt, optional, divided

2 tablespoons butter OR margarine

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/8 to 1/4 teas ground nutmeg

Instructions: In a saucepan over medium heat, bring squash, water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt if desired to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the squash is tender. Drain; transfer to a mixing bowl. Add butter, brown sugar, nutmeg and remaining salt if desired; beat until smooth.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without salt) equals 1 starch, 1/2 fat; also, 86 calories, 37 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 14 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 4 gm fat.

Serves: 6

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