Instead of mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, try roasting and mashing butternut squash, which is especially delicious with roasted garlic as well. Slideshow: More Fantastic Thanksgiving Squash Recipes 

Grace Parisi
November 2012

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
2 hrs
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400°. In a bowl, toss the squash with the garlic, olive oil, rosemary and jalapeño and season with salt and pepper. Spread the squash mixture on a large baking sheet, cover with foil and roast for about 45 minutes, until tender. Uncover and roast until lightly browned in spots, about 45 minutes longer.

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  • Discard the rosemary and mince the jalapeño. Transfer the squash and jalapeño to a bowl. Add the butter, season with salt and pepper and mash.

Make Ahead

The mashed squash can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.