Savory Butternut Mash
Recipe type: Food is medicine
Cuisine: Organic Recipes
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Serves: 4-5 servings
  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup water
  • 2-3 tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • Couple of dashes of ground cinnamon
  1. Simple Butternut Squash Mash
  2. Put the squash and water into a soup pot or saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the salt and a couple pinches of cinnamon.
  4. Cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes or until most of the water evaporates and the squash is easily pierced.
  5. Drop the squash into a food processor and add the butter.
  6. Pulse until you achieve desired consistency.
  7. Add more salt and butter if desired.
  8. Roasted Butternut Squash Mash
  9. If roasting, preheat the oven to 375.
  10. Remove the seeds from the squash and coat with olive oil (leave skin on)
  11. Salt the squash.
  12. Place squash into a baking pan, skin side up, and roast uncovered for 40-45 minutes or until easily pierced.
  13. Remove from oven and wait until it’s cool enough to handle.
  14. Scoop the flesh out of the squash and put into the food processor with butter and cinnamon.
  15. Pulse until you achieve desired consistency for your mash.
  16. Add more salt and butter if needed.
Recipe by Andrea Beaman at