Butternut squash steams quickly, making this a great cooking technique to enjoy this fall vegetable as a weeknight side dish. For extra flavor, toss the steamed butternut squash with salt, pepper and a little bit of olive oil, butter or Parmesan cheese after cooking. Source: EatingWell.com, October 2017

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 1 inch of water to boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket.

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  • Add squash. Cover and steam until very tender, about 15 minutes.

Tips

To make ahead: Prepare and chop squash and store in the refrigerator, covered, up to 3 days before cooking.

Nutrition Facts

26 calories; 0.1 g total fat; 2 mg sodium. 200 mg potassium; 6.6 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 0.6 g protein; 6027 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 15 mcg folate; 27 mg calcium; 19 mg magnesium;

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11/05/2018
Thank you for this recipe..I'm making soup and didnt know how long cubed butternut would take to cook..you solved my problem. Read More