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Mashed Maple Squash

Mashed Maple Squash
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

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.

Ingredients
Prep: 15 minutes | Total Time: 1 1/4 hours
  • 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
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°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.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 2 servings, 2/3 cup each
  • Calories156
  • Fat2 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol5 mg
  • Carbohydrates36 g
    • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein2 g
  • Sodium299 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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