Butternut Squash Braised With Cream and Fresh Thyme

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 8hrs 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    lbs butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    cup onion, thinly sliced
  • 1
    tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 14
    cup cream
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon fresh thyme leave
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cover the squash with a generous amount of salted water in a large saucepan and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Drain well.
  • In a slow cooker, combine the squash, butter, onions, garlic, cream and salt and pepper.
  • Set the cooker on low and cook for 6 to 8 hours, adding the fresh thyme in the last hour of cooking.
  • When the squash is tender, turn off the slow cooker.
  • This dish can sit for an hour or two before serving.
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