Whip up the best way to enjoy squash with our easy mashed butternut squash recipe, a tasty side dish perfect for Thanksgiving dinner and more.
half and half
Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out seeds. Throw away any seeds and pulp.
Place the squash on baking sheet cut side down. Or, you can bake them cut side up, spreading with melted butter and sprinkling with salt and pepper before baking. Bake until soft.
Use a spoon to scoop out the soft squash and place it in a large mixing bowl.
Add the remaining ingredients to the mashed squash.
Use a potato masher or an electric hand mixer on low speed to mix blend the ingredients together until it has a smooth, velvety texture.