Ginger Squash Purée

Ginger Squash Purée

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 1 h

150 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 butternut squash, cut in half lengthwise   1 kg
2 tbsp margarine non-hydrogenated   28 g
1 pinch nutmeg    
2 tbsp gingerroot, grated   26 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful to purée the squash.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C/350°F.
  2. Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise. Place the 2 halves on a baking sheet, cut side down. Bake about 1 hour, until it can be mushed with a fork.
  3. Let cool down and purée in a food processor. Add the margarine, nutmeg, and grated ginger. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Reheat and serve warm.

Remarks

The purée keeps up to 5 days in the refrigerator or up to 3 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (220g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

150

Fat

6 g

9 %

Saturated 1 g
+ Trans 0 g

4 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

10 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

26 g

9 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

5 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

230 %

Vitamin C

70 %

Calcium

10 %

Iron

10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 3 servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Iron, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Vitamin D | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | Bake

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