5-Spice Butternut Squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 116.1
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 511.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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Introduction

A tasty, lower carb alternative to holiday sweet potatoes A tasty, lower carb alternative to holiday sweet potatoes
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    - 8 cups Butternut Squash - 1 large, Peeled and cut in to 1-inch cubes
    - 1 1/2 tsp. Chinese 5-spice powder
    - 1 Tbl. Bourbon
    - 1 tsp. Splenda Sweetener
    - 2 Tbl. Butter
    - 1/4 tsp. sea salt

Directions

Preheat Oven to 350°F
Place cubed squash in Dutch Oven. Sprinkle 5-spice powder and salt over squash and stir to distribute evenly.
Put Dutch oven, uncovered, in oven. Roast for 45 minutes. Cover. Continue roasting for another 20 minutes
Remove Dutch oven. Drain liquid from squash. Process squash through food mill back into dutch oven. Place Dutch oven on stovetop over medium heat. Add bourbon and Splenda and bring to a simmer. Cook long enough for alcohol in bourbon to cook off (5 minutes). Remove from heat and stir in butter. Serves 8.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GEORGEVW.

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