Butternut squash and Yukon Gold potatoes come together in this rich and delicious mash! Awesome side dish for Thanksgiving.
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Butternut Squash and Potato Mash

Butternut squash and Yukon Gold potatoes come together in this rich and delicious mash! Awesome side dish for Thanksgiving.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butternut squash recipes, mashed potato recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 204kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups peeled and cubed yukon gold potatoes (about 2 medium)
  • 5 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg , optional

Instructions

  • Place squash, potatoes, and garlic in a large pot; cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain the mixture and return to pot.
  • Add in the cheese, butter, salt, and pepper; mash until desired consistency is reached.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. Mix in a pinch of nutmeg, if desired.
  • Serve hot!

Nutrition

Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 752mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 15143IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 229mg | Iron: 3mg