Butternut Squash Mash

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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A great Autumn side dish for your Thanksgiving meal or anytime.
cook 7

What's in it


2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 large butternut squashes, trimmed, peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1 cup water

How to cook it


  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add squashes and salt. Cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until partially tender, about 8 minutes (reduce heat if squash begins to brown). Add water, cover, and simmer over medium-high heat until completely tender and water has mostly evaporated, about 15 minutes. Mash with a potato masher. Season with pepper.

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