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postheadericon Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells

Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells

1 butternut squash, peeled & cubed

½ tsp garlic salt

½ tsp cinnamon

Dash nutmeg

1 T margarine or olive oil

¼ C Maple syrup

Salt to taste

1 box Jumbo Shells

1 jar of organic tomato sauce or homemade sauce


Cook shells as directed by box and rinse with cold water so they can be easily handled.  As shells are cooking put cubed squash in a deep pan and fill with water, bring to a boil and cook until squash is soft when pricked with a fork.  Drain squash and put back in pan.  Mash squash with potato masher and add seasonings.  In a baking dish pour a thin layer of sauce.  Fill each shell with squash mix and place in baking dish.  Cover with remainder of sauce.  Cover dish with tinfoil and bake at 400 for 30 mins.