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Apple Butternut Squash Recipe

We created this creamy side dish that pairs apple butter and butternut squash. The mild flavor would work well with any entree.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Place squash in a large saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • 2. In a large bowl, mash the squash with apple butter, cream, salt and cinnamon until blended. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 104 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 127 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.