Mashed Maple Squash

Mashed Maple Squash

Acorn squash makes a sweet substitute for potatoes in this easy mash. Use a serrated grapefruit spoon to get all the seeds and stringy fibers out of the inside of the squash.

Nutirion Profile: Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber High Potassium Low Calorie Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
2 15 min 1 hr 15 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash, (1 1/4 pounds), halved and seeded
  • 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

Step 2

Place squash halves cut-side down in the prepared pan. Bake until soft, about 50 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Scrape the soft squash flesh into a medium bowl. Stir in syrup, butter, cinnamon and salt with a fork, mashing the squash until somewhat smooth.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 156
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Potassium: 790mg
  • Sodium: 299mg
  • Exchanges: 2 1/2 starch
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

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