Garlic mashed butternut squash

This is a great side dish that is a great alternative to mashed potatoes.  The garlic gives it a great savoury taste that makes this a winning recipe




  • 1 medium sized butternut, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • splash of non dairy milk


Place the butternut in a medium sized pot cover the butternut with water.  Bring to boil for 10 -15 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork.

Drain the butternut and place in a bowl.  In a small pan melt the margarine and sauté the garlic until fragrant.   Poor the garlic mixture into butternut mixture and start mashing.  Splash in as much milk as needed until a perfectly creamy texture is achieved.  Fold in the parsley and season to taste.  Serve Immediately.


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