Butternut Squash Guac

Guacamole & Dips

Butternut Squash Guac

Butternut squash and pepitas (pumpkin seeds) make this guac the perfect, seasonal choice to serve a treat on Halloween or an appetizer or side dish for Thanksgiving celebrations. Celebrate the fall harvest bounty with this uniquely flavorful seasonal dish.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 c. butternut squash, diced
  • 2 T. avocado oil
  • 3 ea. Avocados From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & diced
  • 2 ea. jalapeño, seeded, deveined, & finely diced
  • 1/3 c. cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 ea. lime, juiced
  • 1 t. smoked cumin
  • Salt to taste
  • 1-2 T. pepitas, roasted & salted

Instructions

  1. Heat the avocado oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the butternut squash and cook for about 20 minutes until tender and fully cooked. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, add the butternut squash, avocados, jalapeños, cilantro, lime juice, and cumin. Season with salt and mix until well combined.
  3. Garnish with pepitas.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Guac
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 2g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 3g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 2%
Iron 0mg 6%
Potassium 630mg 26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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