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Low Carb Puree of Butternut Squash with Sage and Brown Butter , 9 net Carbs

Updated: Sep 11, 2019

Butternut squash is a delicious autumn vegetable that can be used in all kinds of dishes. Roasted and puréed, it can be served as a side dish along with meat or poultry

Low Carb Puree of Butternut Squash with Sage and Brown Butter


· large butternut squash

· ½ stick butter

· ½ cup chicken stock , macadamia milk or water

· 4 o5 sage leaves

· ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg​

· Kosher salt and ground white pepper to taste



1. Preheat oven to 325 F.​

2. Slice the butternut squash in half lengthwise, then scoop out and discard the seeds. Place the halves flesh-side-up on a foil-lined baking sheet. You can trim the backs of the squash a little bit so that the halves lie flat.​

3. Dot both halves with butter or brush with olive oil

4. Roast for 45-60 minutes or until the butternut squash can easily be pierced with a knife.​ Remove from oven and cover with foil

5. Allow to cool till the can be handled and then scoop the roasted flesh out of its shell and into a large glass bowl.​

6. Add nutmeg , liquid and mash lightly with a potato masher or egg beater until the desired consistency is reached. Add more liquid if you like. Note a food processor may also be used .

7. Melt butter over medium heat till brown and giving of a nutty aroma

8. Remove from heat and immediately add the sage leaves , whip contents into squash mixture

9. Adjust seasoning with Kosher salt and white pepper.

. Makes about 4 cups of purée, depending on the size of the squash. May be reheated in oven or stove top for service , Don’t burn

Nutrition Facts Servings 12.0 Amount Per Serving calories 79 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4 g 6 % Saturated Fat 2 g 12 % Monounsaturated Fat 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 10 mg 3 % Sodium 149 mg 6 % Potassium 341 mg 10 % Total Carbohydrate 11 g 4 % Dietary Fiber 2 g 9 % Sugars 2 g Protein 1 g 3 % Vitamin A 204 % Vitamin C 33 % Calcium 6 % Iron 5 % * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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