Honey-Thyme Butternut Squash
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 large butternut squash (about 5 pounds), peeled and cubed
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Add squash; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
- Drain. Mash squash with the remaining ingredients.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 145 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 7g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
Dec 29, 2019
This is a great dish. I baked the squash in the oven until it was tender. Milk was used in place of the half
Dec 25, 2019
I did not put in enough honey, I used less butternut squash than the recipe called for and I parred down the other ingredients. It was very good.
Dec 12, 2018
Awesome side dish! I usually mash my squash with butter, salt
Nov 25, 2015
I've made this several times and even those that don't like squash, loved this.
Nov 3, 2013
This recipe is so good! In addition to making it with butternut squash, I've also made it with Heart of Gold and Sweet Dumpling squash. The results were equally delicious!
Jul 21, 2013
All I changed was adding a little more salt and pepper. This was delicious and SOOOO easy!
Jan 7, 2013
this was a nice twist to butternut squash. I didn't taste the honey much thought and I would cut back the cream to make it a thicker consistency. All in all good and a keeper.
Nov 21, 2012
an easy to make side dish. i made it for thanksgiving.
Oct 9, 2012
very good, very easy. If you cook the squash in the microwave for around 30 minutes, the skin peels right off. Slice in half lengthwise, place in a pan with a little water and microwave on high for 20-30 minutes or until soft. Like you would for acorn squash. then I put into the mixer with ingredients. Very easy.
Aug 28, 2012
I enjoyed the taste of this, as did my husband and one of my children. It does taste a lot like mashed potatoes with a faint honey taste and a faint pumpkin-like taste. However, several of my children really didn't care for it (and they aren't picky eaters in general), so we probably will stick with just plain butternut squash in the future.