Butternut Squash Puree: Recipes for Your Holiday Table November 12 2012, 4 Comments

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Roasted butternut squash puree is easy to make and turns holiday soups into delicious, healthy dishes.

Prep time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: Makes about 2 cups

1 medium butternut squash

1. Slice the butternut squash lengthwise, scoop out and discard the seeds.

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2. Place the butternut squash face down on a lined baking sheet. I like to use a Silpat liner for easy cleanup.

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3. Roast in a 400 degree oven for about 30 minutes.

4. Let cool then scoop out the flesh and use to make our easy butternut squash soup.

easy butternut squash soup

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