Simple Peanut Squash

Simple Peanut Squash

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"For those that don't yet have a taste for squash, here is an easy introduction. My wife once hated squash now this is her favorite."


40 m servings 536 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 536 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 86.4g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 483 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Peel and cut the peanut squash into 2 inch pieces. Place the pieces into a loaf pan or other deep and narrow baking container. Sprinkle the brown sugar and salt over the pieces and drop the butter on top. Cover the pan with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Serve hot and enjoy!


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 47 Ratings


The dish was simple, quick to prepare and delicious (to those who complained that squash was too hard to cut I'd recommend investing in a good knife - makes life a lot easier)! I added a little ...

Yet another example of "how to make an inherently healthy veggie really, really bad for you..", but freakin' GOOD! BF loved it, made it using only half a squash (maybe mine was really big, as i...

Great Recipe! We cut our squash into smaller pieces, about 1 inch, which made it cook faster. Also added a little more brown sugar. This is a great alternative to eating the squash mushed, the ...

This is great! I have been making my squash this way for years. I cut mine up in about 1" pieces and put it in a microwave dish, cover with plastic wrap (leave a small opening to allow for steam...

Delicious! I topped the squash with chopped pecans. I also cooked a bit longer - 40 mins, as I like my squash a bit softer.

This is a really easy, tasty recipe. The only change I will make next time is to cook it a bit longer. I prefer the squash a little softer. Otherwise, excellent recipe. My husband, not a big squ...

I thought this dish had no flavor. I couldn't even eat it. So I added some cinnamon and a drizzle of maple syrup then mashed it all together and it came out great!

This was a simple, tasty recipe for butternut squash. I used a larger squash, so I had to more than double the cooking time, as well as add extra sugar, butter and salt. I baked it until it was...

This was my first attempt at adding butternut squash to my vegetable rotation, and I don't think it made the cut. Half of a squash cut up filled the bottom of my loaf pan pretty well. You need...