Baked Butternut Squash with Apples and Maple Syrup

Total Time
1hr 45mins
45 mins
1 hr

I got this recipe years ago from Bon Appetit. Perfect for the fall season.

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  1. Cook squash in a large pot of boiling salted water until almost tender; about 3 minutes.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Combine squash, apples and currants in a 13x9 inch casserole dish.
  4. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  5. In a saucepan, combine maple syrup, butter, and lemon juice.
  6. Whisk over low heat until butter melts.
  7. Pour syrup over squash mixture and toss to coat.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour or until squash and apples are very tender; stir occasionally.
  9. Cool 5 minutes and serve.
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4 5

This was absolutely wonderful tasting with a mild maple flavor. It would certainly be a great dish for Thanksgiving as it enough to feed a crowd! It was a bit heavy on the currants and a little light on the apples, but otherwise great harvest comfort food. Thanks, NurseDi!

5 5

What a wonderful treat this is! Absolutely delicious! I made it as stated with one exception. There was a fair amount of liquid left in the pan after everything was cooked. So, I drained it into a small skillet and cooked it down to a syrupy stage and then stirred it back in. Wonderful! Perfect for Fall. We will enjoy this often. Thanks!!

5 5

This dish was very impressive and I am so excited to have found something new to serve for Thanksgiving. We usually have the same old thing and this squash and apple dish will shake things up. Has a great, mild maple flavor. Thumbs up from the Dennisons.