- 1 large butternut squash (2-1/2 pounds), halved lenghtwise and seeded
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- Place squash cut side down in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Add water. Cover and bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until tender. Scoop out the squash and place in a large bowl, add the syrup, butter, lemon juice and peel; beat until smooth. Yield: 4 servings.
Reviews for Lemon-Maple Butternut Squash
"I tried this recipe to see if it would suit my family. It did - and I added it to the list of things I was taking to my brother-in-law's house for Thanksgiving. It was very well received, and I gave away my recipe! I will be making this again many times."