Creamy and flavorful butternut squash puree recipe

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Creamy and flavorful butternut squash puree recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 06, 2024

This butternut squash puree is a simple yet elegant side dish that pairs well with any main course. The natural sweetness of butternut squash shines through in this creamy and flavorful mash, making it a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.


  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: fresh herbs for garnish


  1. In a large pot, boil the diced butternut squash until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Drain the squash and mash it with a potato masher or fork until smooth.
  3. Add butter and heavy cream to the mashed squash and mix well.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

Interesting Facts

  • Butternut squash is rich in antioxidants and vitamins A and C, making it a nutritious side dish.
  • This recipe can easily be made ahead of time and reheated before serving.
  • Butternut squash puree is a versatile dish that can be customized with various seasonings and toppings.