Butternut Squash & Plantain Mash

Number of Servings: 6 (137 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour

Inspired by a dish from the Dominican Republic, this dish combines plantains, butternut squash, and garlic. By roasting the vegetables together before combining them with a bit of stock, you concentrate the natural sugars and bring out the best flavors. For a little something extra special, try taking it up a level with your favorite spice mix or making up a batch of Dominican sofrito to stir in.


  • 1 butternut squash
  • 1 large plantain
  • 4 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Halve the squash and scoop out the seeds and fibers. Peel the halves and cut into 1″ pieces.
  3. Trim the ends of the plantain. Cut a slit lengthwise through the inner curve of the skin, pry off the skin, and cut the plantain crosswise into 1″ segments.
  4. Place the squash, plantain, and garlic cloves on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast until fork tender (30-40 minutes). Let cool slightly and peel the garlic cloves.
  5. In a saucepan, heat the vegetable stock over high heat until simmering. Remove from the heat and add the garlic, squash, plantain, and olive oil. Mash until almost smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 137 g

Amount per serving
Calories 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 50.4mg 4%
Iron 0.9mg 4%
Potassium 490mg 10%
Vitamin A 519.1mcg 60%
Vitamin C 26mg 30%
Vitamin E 1.5mg 10%
Vitamin K 1.9mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.1mg 10%
Riboflavin 0mg 2%
Niacin 1.7mg 10%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 15%
Folate 32.2mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 10%
Phosphorus 44.5mg 4%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 43.8mg 10%
Zinc 0.2mg 2%
Selenium 1.2mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 10%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.7mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Butternut Squash, Plantain, Organic Vegetable Broth (organic Vegetable Stock (water, Organic Vegetable Stock Flavor (organic Carrot, Organic Onion, Organic Celery, Sea Salt)), Salt, Organic Pear Juice Concentrate, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Carrot Juice Concentrate, Natural Flavor, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Onion Powder, Organic Mushroom Powder), Garlic, Olive Oil, Salt, Black Pepper.

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