Butternut Squash With Ginger Recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 large Butternut squash
  • 1 tbsp Fresh ginger root, minced
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened apple juice

Preparation:

  1. Peel and seed the squash. Cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
  2. Put the squash, ginger root, and apple juice into a lightly oiled baking dish.
  3. Cover and bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 50 - 60 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with nutmeg just before serving.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • 70 Calories
  • 17g carbohydrates
  • 2g protein
  • 0g fat
  • 2 mg. sodium
  • 480 mg. potassium

Exchanges:

  • 1 Bread

Source: The American Diabetes Association Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman, M.S., R.D. copyright 1986

Recipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD

In the event that you find that this recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions.

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