Bacon & Squash Recipe

Squash Bacon Bake


  • Prep Time: 10 Min
  • Cook Time: 30 Min
  • Makes: Serves Serves 6-8


  • 3 lb butternut squash (or your favorite squash)
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5 slices Nueske's Smoked Bacon, diced 1/2 inch
  • 1/4 C maple syrup


Cut squash in half and remove seeds and fibers. Place squash in microwave for approximately 10 minutes or until softened to remove the outer skin. Peel off the skin and discard. In separate bowl, mash the squash with a potato masher or electric beater. In skillet fry bacon to medium crisp. Add bacon, butter, salt and syrup to squash. Mix well. Place in 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Bake 30 minutes at 350°. Serves 6-8