Butter Pecan Squash Recipe


Pecans add a wonderful texture to this Thanksgiving side dish recipe.

Step 1

Quarter squash; scoop out seeds and stringy portion; pare and cut into 3/4 to 1 inch cubes (about 4 to 5 cups). In a medium saucepan bring squah and water to a boil; cover and cook rapidly until squash in tender (about 10 minutes).

Step 2

Drain and mash with butter, sugar, salt and pepper. Turn into an 8" pie plate. Sprinkle with pecans and maple syrup. Broil until pecans are lightly browned.

Diane Lazarus

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Butternut Squash (1 1/2 lb)
  • 1/2c Boiling Water
  • 3tb Butter
  • 1tb Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • White Pepper to taste
  • 1/4c Pecans-chopped coarse
  • 1tb Maple Syrup

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