Whipped Squash Recipe
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Whipped Squash Recipe

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This is an excellent way to serve one of the season's most delicious vegetables—butternut squash. Its rich flavor and golden harvest color really come through in this smooth vegetable side dish. —Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 butternut squash (about 2-1/2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, optional, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

0.700 cup: 86 calories, 4g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1/2 fat


  1. 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.
  2. Drain; transfer to a bowl. Add butter, brown sugar, nutmeg and remaining salt if desired; beat until smooth. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Whipped Squash in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p31

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2016

"Ok flavor, easy to make. Good winter squash recipe to have around."

Reviewed Jun. 16, 2015

"this is the 4th time i made this. it is a great replacement for potato. i am using a little chicken broth this time"

Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

"I also added about 1/8 tsp of cinnamon ....and a splash of maple syrup. Yum!"

Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"So good we have this all the time !"

Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"Good! I used another reviewers recommendation and used cinnamon instead of salt! (although my DH did think they were sweet potatoes and said hmmm...these don't taste like what you made a few weeks ago! I had to let him know it was squash not potatoes LOL)."

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