Easy 15-Minute Maple-Spice Squash
Recipe type: Clean, whole, vegan side dish
Total Time: 15 minutes
Hands-On Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy
  • 20-ounce container pre-cut, peeled butternut squash
  • 2½ tablespoons all-natural almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon 100 percent pure maple syrup
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Add squash to a heat-safe mixing bowl and microwave uncovered for 6 minutes. Thoroughly stir. Place back in microwave and heat for 4 minutes longer and stir again. Place back in microwave and heat for about 1-3 minutes longer, or until squash is tender when pierced with a fork.
  2. Using a potato masher, mash squash to a purée.
  3. Add almond butter, maple, cinnamon, and ginger. Season with salt and pepper, and stir until well combined. Serve.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Calories: 143 Fat: 5.8g Saturated fat: .6g Carbohydrates: 22.5g Sugar: 6.1g Sodium: 6mg Fiber: 3.7g Protein: 3.6g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by Jen Elizabeth's Journals at https://jenelizabethsjournals.com/2015/01/20/easy-15-minute-maple-spice-squash/