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Baked Butternut Squash


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  • Butternut squash
  • vegan butter



Step 1

You'll need a large flat baking pan or casserole with 2 - 3" sides
•Preheat oven to 375 degrees
•Don't peel the squash - leave the skin on
•Slice squash in half lengthwise
•Scoop out the seeds with a spoon, and slice off the ends
•Cut squash into 4 - 8 pieces, depending on the size of the squash
•Arrange in a single layer in the baking pan
•Add 1/4 inch water to the bottom of the pan
•Cover with a lid, or aluminum foil, and bake 45 minutes to 1 hr at 375 degrees - until quite soft
•Mashed Butternut Squash: Cool enough to handle, then scoop the squash out of the skins with a large metal spoon
•Add to a medium saucepan, on low heat, with salt, pepper and veggie spread or butter. Mash with a potato masher or a stick blender
•Cover and heat on low until hot enough to serve

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