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Butternut squash croquettes

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Change up those side dishes

Sweet butternut squash and lots of sweet fall spices. This is a fun new twist to a classic potato dish.

Change up those side dishes

Looking for an unusual side for your Thanksgiving feast? These tasty butternut squash croquettes are packed full of sweet cinnamon and are perfect alongside fresh sliced turkey.

Butternut squash croquettes recipe

Yields about 6 croquettes


  • 2 cups diced cooked butternut squash
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4-1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch black pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. In a food processor, add butternut squash, egg, flour, salt, cinnamon and pepper. Blend together until thick.
  2. If the mixture is too thin simply add a little more flour.
  3. Add a little olive oil to a large pan set over medium-high heat.
  4. Add about 2 tablespoons mixture to the hot oil. Flatten with a spatula.
  5. Cook till browned on one side, flip and cook till browned on the other side.
  6. Add cooked croquettes to a paper towel-lined plate to drain off any remaining oil.

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