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.