Author: Simple Foodie

Butternut Squash Puree


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Servings: 4

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Butternut Squash Puree Recipe. This is a very rich and delicious side dish that will provide you with that bit of color that is always welcomed in a meal.


butternut squash 1 1 1/2 lb. - peeled, seeded, and cut into 1 inch chunks
unsalted butter 1/4 cup
heavy cream 1/4 cup
dried ground ginger 1/4 tsp


  1. Steam the chopped butternut squash for 20 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a food processor or saucepan combine the steamed butternut squash, butter, heavy cream, and dried ginger.
  3. If you have a food processor puree until smooth. If not use a potato masher and mash the ingredients together until they are smooth.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.


Use a good vegetable peeler to peel the butternut squash. To remove the seeds from the squash use a tablespoon.