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Stewed Butternut Squash

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light stick butter
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped sweet onion (about 1 medium)
  • 1 (1 1/2-pound) butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 cup water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 83
  • fat 1.7 g
  • satfat 1.0 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 17.8 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 220 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and cook 5 minutes or until tender and golden. Add squash and remaining 4 ingredients.

  2. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until squash is tender.

Cook's Notes

Microwave the whole butternut squash about 1 minute on HIGH so that it's softer and easier to cut.

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