Streusel-Topped Squash

A sweet and crunchy topping of butter, brown sugar, pecans and pumpkin pie spice brings out the best of a squash side dish.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
butternut squash (2 to 2 1/2 lb), peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 1/2 cups)
1/4
cup water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup chopped pecans
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In 11x7-inch microwavable dish, spread squash cubes. Add water; sprinkle with salt. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High about 5 minutes or until squash is crisp-tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients with spoon. Sprinkle evenly over squash.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until streusel is brown.

Expert Tips

If your microwave has a turntable you can’t turn off, try cooking the squash in batches in a round microwavable dish.

Just before topping the squash with streusel, sprinkle a cup of sweetened dried cranberries over the squash.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.