Freezing Butternut Squash

How do you freeze butternut squash? Can it be frozen in the raw form?

By Dorothy from Rochester, NY

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September 21, 20100 found this helpful

If I was going to freeze butternut squash I would cook it first by any method. The problem with this is that you have to then use it in soups or puree'd. Why freeze it at all? Keep the whole squash in a cool dark dry spot and cut it open when you want to use it.

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September 22, 20100 found this helpful

You should bake first but freezing without precooking is not a good idea. :-( Cut in half and place cut side down on baking sheet. Cook until tender. Scrape pulp from rind and mash or remove rind and cube.

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