Butternut Mash

Southern Living
Butternut MashRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Roasted winter squash adds bright color to your holiday table.

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

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3 butternut squash
4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Halve squash lengthwise; remove seeds. Brush with oil; place, cut sides down, on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 45 minutes or until tender. Cool 30 minutes. Scoop out pulp; discard shells.

2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in squash; cook 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated, mashing with a wooden spoon to desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Created date

November 2014