Maple Squash Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butternut squash3 Pound
 Maple/Maple-flavored syrup1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1141 Calories from Fat 333

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.5%

Saturated Fat 23.4 g117.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg

Sodium 1035.4 mg43.1%

Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.6%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.9%

Sugars 76.8 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A 2915.7% Vitamin C 476.3%

Calcium 71.7% Iron 58.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Halve squash; remove seeds, Place, cut side down, in shallow baking pan; cover with foil.
Bake in 350° oven 30 minutes; turn cut side up.
Bake, covered, 20 to 30 minutes or till tender.
Place steel blade in work bowl; scoop pulp from one squash half into work bowl.
Add half each of the syrup, butter, and salt.
Process till smooth; turn into 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Repeat with rest of squash, syrup, butter, and salt.
Bake in 350° oven about 30 minutes.
If desired, sprinkle with ground cinnamon or nutmeg and top with more butter.