Baked Buttercup Squash Recipes
In a small mixing bowl combine the brown sugar butter syrup and salt and pepper to taste.
Baked buttercup squash recipes. Cover tightly with foil. Here s how to choose prep and cook buttercup squash. Mashed buttercup squash or your favorite winter squash is baked with sliced apples and a cornflake pecan topping in this colorful side dish. Position an oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 425 degrees f.
Different vegetables have different cooking times cook each type separately and then combine. Place squash halves cut side up in ungreased baking dish 11x7x1 1 2 inches. Salt buttercup squash cayenne pepper sweet onion pepper garlic and 8 more buttercup squash pie bites magnolia days buttercup squash candied ginger mini fillo shells evaporated milk and 6 more. Cool for 10 15 minutes.
Scoop the seeds and stringy pulp out of the squash cavities and discard. If you like pumpkin you ll love buttercup squash. Buttercup squash shopping tips. Cut squash in half lengthwise scoop out seeds and fibers and discard.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until squash is tender. Preheat oven to 400 degrees f. Cut squash in half. Be sure to use a sharp knife and to stabilize the squash with a clean kitchen towel if necessary.
You can identify a buttercup squash by its dark green skin squatty squarish shape and the funny inset domed belly button on the base. Toss the squash with the oil 2 teaspoons salt and 1 4 teaspoon pepper on a rimmed baking sheet until completely coated. Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins which are signs of age. According to wikipedia buttercup squash can be roasted baked and mashed into soups among a variety of filler uses much like pumpkin.
Winter squash recipes winter squash recipes. Buttercup squash is a common variety of winter squash with a dark green skin and a round shape. Buttercup squash cooking tips. It s one of the sweetest varieties of winter squash and its seeds are a great snack food just like pumpkin seeds.
Now thanks to my challenge i have a new favorite buttercup squash. Place squash in an ungreased 13x9 inch baking dish. Remove seeds and fibers. Like other winter squash it is an excellent source of fiber and nutrients and can easily be roasted baked mashed or puréed to cook buttercup squash start by cutting it in half.
Scoop out flesh of squash leaving about 1 4 inch thick shell and set shells aside for now.