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Mashed Butternut Squash with Ginger

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Butternut squash; peeled
  • -cut in 1 1/2 " cubes
  • 1 1/2 tb Butter
  • 1/2 ts Ground ginger
  • Salt and white pepper


1. Fit a large soup kettle with a steamer basket; fill kettle with enough
water to come to the bottom of the basket. Bring water to boil; add squash.
Cover, and cook over medium-high heat until squash is very tender when
pierced with a thin-bladed knife, 14 to 16 minutes.

2. Transfer squash to a shallow bowl, add butter, ginger, and salt and
pepper to taste; mash with a fork to a coarse puree. Adjust seasoning and
serve. Can be covered and refrigerated overnight; reheat in microwave or
double boiler.

Cook's Illustrated Nov/Dec 94

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