Butternut Squash with Caramelized Apples
  • 4cups cooked butternut squash
  • 2Tbsps. butter
  • 2 large apples peeled, cored and chopped
  • 3Tbsps. firmly packed brown sugarmay substitute maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • Sea salt and fresh pepper to taste
  1. In a medium sauté pan, melt the butter. Add the apples, brown sugar or maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook until the apples are soft and tender, stirring, about 5 minutes.
  2. If desired, mash or puree the cooked butternut squash in a large bowl. Fold in the cooked apples and the syrup. Season the mixture generously with sea salt and fresh pepper.
  3. Spoon the mixture into a buttered casserole dish. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. To serve: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Heat the squash dish, covered, until piping hot, about 30 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional analysis per serving: 140 calories, 2 grams protein, 27 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams fat, 165 mg. sodium, 1 gram fiber.