Butternut Squash Spread on Cheese Croutons Recipe

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Butternut Squash Spread on Cheese Croutons
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  1. Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in a 13 x 9 baking dish. Add hot water to dish to depth of 1 . Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until squash is tender.
  2. Remove squash pulp, discarding shells. Mash pulp, and place in a large bowl.
  3. Sauté garlic in butter in a small skillet over medium-high heat until golden. Add garlic to squash pulp in bowl. Add cream cheese, 1/2 cup Asiago cheese, and next 3 ingredients to bowl; mash until blended. Stir in pecans.
  4. Place baguette slices on 2 large ungreased baking sheets; brush or drizzle olive oil over baguette slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400° for 4 minutes. Sprinkle baguette slices with remaining 1 cup Asiago cheese. Bake 2 more minutes or until cheese melts.
  5. Spoon 1 tablespoon squash mixture onto each cheese crouton. Place on a serving tray, and garnish, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 964.48 Kcal (4038 kJ)
Calories from fat 749.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 83.29g 128%
Cholesterol 87.13mg 29%
Sodium 1532.08mg 64%
Potassium 369.31mg 8%
Total Carbs 22.25g 7%
Sugars 4.86g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3.98g 16%
Protein 37.15g 74%
Vitamin C 9.4mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 15%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 1097.9mg 110%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 446.06 Kcal (1868 kJ)
Calories from fat 346.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38.52g 128%
Cholesterol 40.3mg 29%
Sodium 708.58mg 64%
Potassium 170.8mg 8%
Total Carbs 10.29g 7%
Sugars 2.25g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 16%
Protein 17.18g 74%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 15%
Iron 0.6mg 8%
Calcium 507.8mg 110%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25.4
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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