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butternut squash recipe

We have several pumpkin species in Nigeria that taste just like butternut squash so this is how I would prepare Butternut Squash with delicious results.

Watch the video: Butternut Squash Recipe [Video]

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Butternut Squash Recipe Ingredients

The following are the ingredients I used to prepare the butternut squash recipe in the video below:
butternut squash recipe ingredients

  • ½ butternut squash
  • Shredded oil bean (ukpaka/ugba)
  • Spinach
  • Palm Oil
  • Habanero pepper
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Ogiri Igbo (castor seed paste)

Tools and utensils you’ll need

The following are some great kitchen equipment I used in preparing the butternut squash:

  • A very sharp knife to cut the very hard butternut squash.
  • Mortar and pestle to pound the ingredients. You can also use a chopper.

Notes on the Butternut Squash Ingredients

  1. If you can’t buy butternut squash, use anyu (Nigerian fluted pumpkin fruit).
  2. Add every other thing to your taste.
  3. Other vegetables you can use are ugu or garden egg leaves.

Watch the video below for details of how to prepare this traditional butternut squash recipe.