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crockpot mashed butternut squash served in a white bowl and topped with herbs

Crockpot Mashed Butternut Squash

Crockpot Mashed Butternut Squash is a flavorful and vibrant side dish that will complement all your meals.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Western
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 84kcal


  • 1 large butternut squash peeled, de-seeded, chopped and cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) water
  • Salt to taste
  • Herbs for topping


  • Wash, peel, deseed and cube the butternut squash.
  • Add the butternut squash to the slow cooker, then pour in the water.
  • Place the lid on, then cook for 3-4 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high.
  • Open the lid and add salt to taste, then mash (do not drain the cooking water).
  • Serve Crockpot Mashed Butternut Squash warm and topped with herbs of your choice.


Mashed Butternut Squash Slow Cooker Tips

Here are a few tips to help you get the best ever Crockpot Mashed Butternut Squash;
  • Go ahead and add some seasoning to the butternut squash in the crockpot before cooking.
  • You can easily swap in acorn squash or pumpkin instead of butternut squash. Or make a delicious mash by cooking a couple different squash varieties.
  • Butternut squash mash can be a little bit watery. To reduce this, mash, then make a hole in the middle and let it stand. After a while the water will gather in the center, and you can use some paper towels to soak up the excess water.

Crockpot Mashed Butternut Squash Weight Watchers Points

A serving of this crockpot butternut squash mash contains 0 Freestyle SmartPoints.


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 660mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 19931IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1mg