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Cheddar-Maple Squash

  • 25 m
  • 40 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“Cheddar cheese, maple syrup, and turkey bacon dress up mashed butternut squash for a delightful side dish.”

Ingredients

    • 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

Directions

  • 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.
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