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.

Recipe from EatingWell
Ingredients
  • 1   acorn squash, (1 1/4 pounds), halved and seeded
  • 2   tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1   teaspoon butter
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
2. 
Place squash halves cut-side down in the prepared pan. Bake until soft, about 50 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes.
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 information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 156, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 36, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 728.85, vit. C (mg) 23.62, sodium (mg) 299, Potassium (mg) 790, Starch () 2.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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