Brown Butter Butternut

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 11
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 61.7
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.4 mg
  • Sodium: 239.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Introduction

Browning the butter first lets you use less butter for more flavor. No sweeteners makes it a nice change from most squash recipes. Add the pepper at the last minute for maximum impact. Browning the butter first lets you use less butter for more flavor. No sweeteners makes it a nice change from most squash recipes. Add the pepper at the last minute for maximum impact.
Number of Servings: 11

Ingredients

    2 lbs butternut squash, peeled, seeded & cubed (about 1")
    3 tablespoons butter
    1 teaspoon black pepper (or more - use a lot)
    1 teaspoon salt (adjust to your own taste or sodium level)
    1-2 cups water or 1-2 cups fat-free broth

Directions

Bring water or optional broth to a boil. Add squash & salt, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. If your cubes are larger, you may need more time. they should be just tender. Drain.
In skillet, cook butter until it darkens to a light brown. Toss squash cubes in butter, then add freshly ground black pepper. Serve right away.


makes 11 3 oz servings

Number of Servings: 11

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOYCEBRE.

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