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Pat's Butternut Squash

Orange Icon  Pat's Butternut Squash

Orange Icon  Pat's Butternut Squash

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Submitted by: Lori Case

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 4

I came across this yummy recipe for butternut squash from Pat Maynard on a website called "This Week for Dinner and fell in love with it. I'm not very creative with food but love trying other people's creations. I did change the method of sweetener to make it DSP approved. :)

  • 1 med. butternut squash, fresh, organic
  • 1 sml. onion, any type, organic
  • 2 tbs. butter, unsalted, organic, raw or unpasteurized, grass-fed/pastured
  • 1 tbs. olive oil, extra virgin, unrefined and unfiltered, organic
  • 1 tsp. honey, raw, unfiltered, organic
  • 3 tbs. cranberries, dried, organic

In a large pot, cook onions in butter and olive oil until soft over medium heat. Add honey towards the end to sweeten/caramelize the onions. Add dried cranberries. Stir with onions about 1 minute or till softened a bit. Put the butternut squash into the pot with the onion mixture. Cover and steam/cook slowly over low-medium heat until squash is nice and tender. Stir gently and add a pat of butter if needed before serving.