Butternut Squash

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Source: Create Your Plate Cookbook

Serving Size: 6

  • 2 cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium saltine crackers, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon light margarine, melted

Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

In a large pot, bring squash to a boil. Simmer until squash is soft. Drain water from the squash.

In a large bowl, mash the softened squash. Mix in mayonnaise, onion, beaten egg, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Pour into a 2-quart baking dish.

Mix together crackers, parmesan cheese and margarine. Sprinkle over squash.

Bake for 40 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional information per serving: 155 calories, 7g fat, 42mg cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 4g protein, 21g carbohydrate, 1g fiber

Exchanges: 1 grain, lean meat, 1 fat, other carbohydrates