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Butternut Squash


Serving Size: 6


2 cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed

1/3 cup light mayonnaise

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/3 cup low-sodium saltine crackers, crushed

3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon light margarine, melted


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

In a large pot, bring squash to a boil. Simmer until squash is soft. Drain water from the squash.

In a large bowl, mash the softened squash. Mix in mayonnaise, onion, beaten egg, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Pour into a 2-quart baking dish.

Mix together crackers, parmesan cheese and margarine. Sprinkle over squash.

Bake for 40 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional information per serving:
155 calories 7g fat 42mg cholesterol 322mg sodium 4g protein 21g carbohydrate 1g fiber Exchanges: 1 grain, 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrates

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