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Mashed Acorn Squash Recipe

Mashed Acorn Squash Recipe

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Yield 4 -6

A simple and flavorful roasted acorn squash mash with a hint of coconut oil or butter and real salt.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Slice squash in half and scoop out seeds.
  3. Place face down in a large baking dish and add about ½ inch of water.
  4. Bake for 30-45 minutes depending on size of the squash until the skin is easy to pierce with a fork and the flesh is soft.
  5. Remove from oven and scoop out the flesh of the squash.
  6. Place in bowl and add butter or coconut oil and salt.
  7. Mash and stir to combine.
  8. Serve as you would mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes and enjoy!

Notes

Squash freezes beautifully. It can be cubed and frozen raw or cooked, mashed, and frozen for an easy meal later.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 183

% Daily Value

Total Fat 8 g

12%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g

25%

Cholesterol 20 mg

7%

Sodium 838 mg

35%

Total Carbohydrates 29.9 g

10%

Dietary Fiber 9 g

36%

Protein 2.4 g

5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Wellness Mama® at https://wellnessmama.com/23062/mashed-acorn-squash/