Healthy Butternut Squash Recipe

Spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon, this popular Thanksgiving side dish fits many special diets. Serve with white turkey breast, our healthy mashed potatoes, and a dab of cranberry sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium butternut squash, halved and deseeded
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Brown Sugar Splenda

Directions

  1. Heat oven 350°. Pour water into squash and bake for 40 minutes, until soft. Using a spoon, scoop baked squash out of its shell and place immediately in a food processor.
  2. Add oil, eggs, vanilla and spices to food processor. Puree until creamy.
  3. Place in a 9-inch pan or casserole dish and bake for another 40 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
101
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    6g
    9%
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
    5%
  • Cholesterol
    47mg
    16%
  • Sodium
    169mg
    7%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    3%
  • Dietary Fiber
    2g
    8%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    2g
    4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.