Crock Pot Butter Nut Squash; Simple Easy and Delicious!
Ever since I was a little girl Butter Nut Squash has been my favorite vegetable of all. I love the taste, texture and color of squash. The only thing I don’t like about squash is preparing it. Have you ever tried to peel and cut a whole butter nut squash? Peeling a squash is almost impossible and that is one more reason why I love and appreciate my crock pot!
Cooking a squash in a crock pot is the easier than most can imagine. All you have to do is toss it in the crock pot set it on low and let the crock pot do it’s magic. If you were dreading cooking squash this Thanksgiving dread no more . Here is how you can make the best squash you ever had without a sharp knife!
Here’s how to make it ;
Start with one whole butter nut squash
Wash the outside skin and then place the whole uncut squash into your crock pot
Set the crock pot on low, cover and let it cook on low all day.
When you are ready for dinner take the squash out of the crock pot and slice it in half the long way with a butter knife.
Using a spoon scoop out the seeds and discard.
*If you are a prepper like my son, you can clean and dry the seeds and replant them.
Take a fork and drag it across the squash to give it a loose mashed texture inside it’s skin.
The shell of the squash will be so incredibly tender it will melt in your mouth.
Add the following ingredients to the halves
- 3 Tablespoons of butter or margarine
- 2 Tables spoons of Cinnamon
- 2 Tablespoons of Brown sugar
Mix and serve in the shell
You will be amazed at how easy and delicious crock pot squash is. Once you cook squash in a crock pot you will never try and peel one again!
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