Ginger Butternut Squash Mashed Potatoes

Looking to spice up traditional mashed potatoes? Combine butternut squash and mashed potatoes with brown sugar and ginger to give your family and friends a tasty side dish.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 291kcal
Author: Katie's Cucina


  • 12 oz frozen cooked butternut squash
  • 8 oz mashed potatoes leftover or prepared
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp ginger spice paste
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped


  • Microwave squash following package instructions. Transfer squash to medium bowl. Reheat leftover microwave mashed potatoes.
  • Stir the mashed potatoes into the butternut squash along with the brown sugar, butter, ginger paste, salt, and pepper.
  • Slice the onions. Fold mashed potatoes and all but 1 tablespoon of green onions into squash mixture. Serve and garnish with additional green onions.


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 939mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 9190IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg
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