Easy Way to Bake Winter Squash - No Peeler Required
Baked in Oven
  • 1 Butternut (or other winter squash) Squash
  • ¾ Cup Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup (+-)
  • ¼ Teaspoon Himalayan Salt (+/-)
  1. Carefully and with a sharp chef knife, cut off both ends of squash.
  2. Stand squash up on one end.
  3. Cut in half (lengthwise).
  4. Seeds and pulp can be removed now or after cooking.
  5. Place on jelly pan, skin side up.
  6. Add water to pan.
  7. Bake at 400° F for about 35 minutes or until squash is soft.
  8. Remove and place on cutting board or cooling rack to cool.
  9. If seeds were not removed before cooking, carefully remove them.
  10. Once squash has cooled (about ½ hour depending on thickness of squash), scoop squash out into a mixing bowl.
  11. Add butter, salt, and maple syrup.
  12. Use electric mixer to blend.
  13. Re-heat before serving.
Recipe by Make Healthier Choices at https://makehealthierchoices.com/easy-way-to-cook-winter-squash-no-peeler-required/