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Creamy Butternut Squash Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

When Mom didn't couldn’t get sweet potatoes in Zimbabwe, she substituted this creamy casserole, adding sweetness and spice to butternut squash. It soon became a family favorite. —Susan Hansen Auburn, Alabama
Creamy Butternut Squash Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Place squash in a large saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-16 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. In a small bowl, beat squash until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients; beat well. Spoon into a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the center reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 246 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 9g fiber), 5g protein.

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