HOMEGROWN Eats – Mashed Butternut Squash

Mashed Butternut Squash

· 1 Large Butternut, washed split lengthwise, seeds removed

· ¼ Cup melted butter

· 2 tbsp Maple Syrup

· Salt and pepper

· ¼ Cup Heavy Cream, heated

· 4 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

· 1 Jalapeno Pepper (seeds removed), finely chopped

· ¼ Cup minced sweet red pepper

Squash 01

Lay squash, meat side up on a baking pan, coat with maple syrup and melted butter, season with salt and pepper.

Bake in a 350° oven, basting occasionally with butter until soft, approximately 40 minutes.

Squash 02

Scoop out squash meat into a mixing bowl, add heated cream and any remaining butter and syrup.

Squash 03

Blend or mash together with a fork, mix in remaining ingredients.

Makes 6 servings.

Categories: HOMEGROWN Eats