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A plate of mashed butternut squash and turkey.

Mashed Butternut Squash

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Mashed Butternut Squash, with hints of butter and cinnamon, is a stand out side dish, especially with holiday. meals. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 5 pounds butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F. Line a sheet pan with foil or parchment paper.
  • Cut your squash in half and scoop the seeds out. Place the squash on the sheet pan and brush the oil over the flesh of the squash.
  • Bake for one hour or until the flesh can be pierced easily with a fork.
  • Scoop the flash of the skin into a large mixing bowl. Add in the butter, salt, pepper, and cinnamon. Using a mixer on medium speed, mix until it’s smooth.


Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to three days. 


Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 2002mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 60535IU | Vitamin C: 119mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 4mg
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