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Crockpot Butternut Squash

Making a whole butternut squash in your crockpot is the easiest way to cook one up. Not cutting. No peeling. And it takes just minutes to prep! And after, you are left with perfectly cooked butternut squash to use in all kinds of ways!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: butternut squash, crockpot, slow cooker
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 84kcal

Equipment

  • slow cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash about 2-3 pounds
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Wash your butternut squash and carefully puncture it 6-8 times with a sharp knife.
  • Place whole squash in a slow cooker and add water.
  • Cook 4-5 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low. You will know your squash is done when it can easily be pierced with a fork or knife.
  • When cool enough to handle, cut in half and scoop out seeds. Discard. Scoop out flesh from the skin of butternut squash. Enjoy warm as a side dish or let cool and store in fridge or freezer for future use..

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 660mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 19931IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg