Cheddar-Maple Squash

Cheddar-Maple Squash

1 Review
From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Cheddar cheese, maple syrup, and turkey bacon dress up mashed butternut squash for a delightful side dish.

Ingredients 4 servings

for serving adjustment
Serving size has been adjusted!
Original recipe yields 4 servings
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
  • 1½ pounds butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, and cut into 1½-inch cubes (3 cups)
  • 2 ounces aged white Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated ( ½ cup)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage or ½ teaspoon dried sage, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 slices turkey bacon, cooked according to package directions


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Cook squash cubes in a covered medium saucepan in enough boiling water to cover about 15 minutes or until tender; drain and return the squash to the hot saucepan.
  2. Using a potato masher or electric mixer, mash the drained squash. Stir in Cheddar, sage, and maple syrup. Chop the cooked turkey bacon and sprinkle atop the squash.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 136 calories; 6 g fat(4 g sat); 2 g fiber; 16 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 31 mcg folate; 22 mg cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 11,320 IU vitamin A; 23 mg vitamin C; 160 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 183 mg sodium; 412 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (226% daily value), Vitamin C (38% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, ½ high-fat protein

Reviews 1

July 22, 2019
profile image
By: Heather Edberg
More Reviews