Sweet Potato and Acorn Squash Mash

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Looking for a healthier option of mashed potatoes? Try this delicious sweet potato and acorn squash mash recipe. This side of mash is simple to make and is packed with healthy nutrients. Dairy-free option included.

Ingredients

  • I medium size acorn squash
  • 1 medium size sweet potato
  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, for dairy free option (2 tbsp. coconut oil)
  • 1 tsp. freshly minced ginger
  • Sea salt and GF freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Garnish: fresh chives or fresh rosemary
  • Instructions

  • Place acorn squash and sweet potato on a baking sheet (pierce potato couple of times with a knife.) Bake for an hour or until knife cuts in easily in both. Sweet potato make take longer depending on the size of the potato
  • Cut the squash in half, remove seeds and spoon out the flesh into a bowl
  • Peel the sweet potato, and add it the squash. Mash until creamy
  • Add remaining ingredients and whisk together until creamy
  • Serve hot with a garnish of fresh chives or rosemary


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