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Butternut Squash with Candied Ginger

Butternut Squash with Candied Ginger


  • 1 1/2 pounds pre-cut, pre-seeded butternut squash (found in refrigerated area of produce section)
  • 1/3 cup candied ginger, minced
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons sweet butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground cinnamon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Peel squash and cut into cubes. Place in a large covered casserole and microwave for about 10 minutes. Stir in ginger, orange juice concentrate, syrup, butter, and cinnamon. Microwave for 2 more minutes. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.


  • Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 132 kcal cal., 2 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 30 g carb., 3 g fiber, 18 g sugar, 1 g pro., 67 mg calcium, 1 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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