Amazing Butternut Squash

Amazing Butternut Squash


"I got this recipe from a relative years ago. Delicious, colorful squash is baked with a crunchy Parmesan cheese topping. It's excellent -- please try it!"


1 h servings 282 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large pot, bring the squash to boil. Reduce to a simmer until squash is soft.
  3. In a large bowl, mash the softened squash. Mix in the mayonnaise, onion, egg, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Pour the mixture into a 2 quart baking dish.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix together crackers, Parmesan and butter. Sprinkle over the squash mixture.
  5. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, until the topping is lightly brown.
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  1. 327 Ratings


So sorry for a low rating but we just didn't like this. Butternut is my favorite squash and this wasn't a recipe for us. I omitted onion and used less mayo as others stated and used 1 cup cracke...

The recipe is a good start but needs some modifications. I did the following: 1. Don't add the onions. They don't fit in this recipe. 2. Replace the mayonnaise with vanilla yogurt and make it ...

My family absolutely detests squash, but I love it, AND it's good for you.. so here I went, and tried yet another squash recipe.. *you should have seen the look in my husbands eyes*... and to to...

Wow, this is great! i used vanilla yogurt instead of mayo as another reviewer suggested, and bread crumbs instead of the crackers. I also did double the topping and saute the onions in a bit of...

I made this recipe for Thanksgiving this year in order to use up a couple of butternut squash I had laying around. I used non-fat plain yogurt instead of the mayo and made lots and lots of topp...

I also halved the mayonnaise and doubled the cracker & cheese mix. The reviews are right - peeling the squash after boiling is a LOT easier.

This recipe is excellent. Very tasty and easy to make. I made it exactly as suggested, and wouldn't change anything the next time I make it. The ingredients aren't typical, but really add to t...

We all really enjoyed this recipe. I used vanilla yogurt in place of the mayo, and cooked the 1/2 cup of onions a little before adding. And of course I added more crunchy topping as everyone s...

FANTASTIC!! I have served this twice to guests and several times to family and everybody loves it! I have added more crackers and parmesan to the topping but other than that the recipe is perf...