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Roasted Butternut Squash Mash

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
resting time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
Roasted Butternut Squash Mash is a delicious, rich, and healthy mash made with roasted butternut squash, garlic, and cayenne pepper. It’s a side worth sharing for the autumn season.
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3.48 from 53 votes



  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.

  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.

  3. Wash and cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds.

  4. Place both halves face up on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt, pepper, and garlic.

  6. Roast in the oven for 45-60 minutes until fork tender.
  7. Remove the squash from the oven, and let cool for about 5 minutes.

  8. Using a large spoon, remove all the squash flesh from the skin, and place it into a bowl for mashing.

  9. Add the ghee, sea salt, and pepper, and mash well with a whisk, masher, food processor, or hand blender until fluffy and smooth.

  10. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper and ghee for extra flavour before serving.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butternut squash, mash, roasted butternut squash
Calories: 281, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 38mg, Sodium: 8mg, Potassium: 669mg, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 19930%, Vitamin C: 40.1%, Calcium: 94%, Iron: 1.3%

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