Spiced Buttercup Squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 169.4
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 577.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    Buttercup Squash
    - yield from 1 large,
    about 2 cups

    Cinnamon - 1/4 tsp
    Nutmeg - 1/8 tsp
    Ginger - 1/8 tsp
    Vanilla - 1/2 tsp
    Sweetener of Choice (I used 1 packet Equal)
    Margarine (Becel - with Olive Oil) - 2 tbsp

    OPTIONAL : Whip with 1/4 c. 1% Milk or Plain Yogurt. NOT included in the nutrient count for this recipe


Select one nice Butternut Squash and pierce shell in several places, before microwaving on high.

When skin is somewhat soft to touch; cut in half and scoop out the seeds to toss away.

Scoop out the meat of the squash, and mix with the rest of the ingrediants, mash or whip with milk or yogurt for a creamy consistancy.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARA07.

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  • Incredible!
    I love this spice buttercup squash recipe! - 5/13/20

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  • Looks great. I have some in the freezer. Might try tomorrow! - 4/7/20

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  • Very Good
    YUM! - 11/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious! I added heavy whipping cream. - 2/28/10

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  • Very Good
    This was very good. I liked it as a replacement for my butter and brown sugar. - 9/6/09

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