Thursday, December 27, 2012

80--- Butternut Squash Mash with Peas

Mashes are such a great way to get in your veggies! This mash is savory and full of flavor.  And it's PRETTY.

Butternut Squash Mash with Peas
Serves 5-6

1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
Olive oil spray
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 cup vegetable broth, warmed
1 cup frozen peas

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Spray a baking sheet with olive oil.  Place squash chunks onto sheet and spray with additional olive oil, then season with salt and pepper.

Bake for 20-25 minutes, until chunks are soft.  Remove from oven and immediately place into a large bowl with frozen peas.  Allow to sit for 5 minutes, then add broth and mash with a potato masher.  Serve immediately.

Nutrition info per 3/4 cup: 97 calories, 1 g fat, 3.5 g protein, 13 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber

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