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'Hungry Girl' Lisa Lillien's Yummy Butternut Home Fries

From the Book 'Hungry Girl Chew the Right Thing'

PHOTO Hungry Girls Yummy Butternut Home Fries
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

Being a skinny girl doesn't mean you have to be a hungry girl.

Get a taste of how delicious low cal can be by trying out her Yummy Butternut Home Fries recipe below.


  • 2 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash (1-inch cubes)
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fat-free broth (chicken or vegetable)
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    Sauté onion with olive oil in a pan over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes, until translucent.

    Add bell pepper and cook for 1 minute.

    Add squash and stir. Raise heat to medium and add all spices. Mix well.

    Cook for about 7 minutes, until squash starts to soften.

    Raise heat to high and add broth. Bring to a boil. After 30 seconds of boiling, reduce heat to low.

    Simmer until broth evaporates, stirring often.

    Cover pan and continue to cook for 3 minutes, or until squash is tender. Eat up!

    From "Hungry Girl Chew the Right Thing" by Lisa Lillien. Copyright © 2009 by the author and reprinted by permission of St. Martin's Griffin.

    Home Fries, Average

    about 275 calories and 14g fat

    Yummy Butternut Home Fries

    58 calories and 2g fat

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: butternut squash, fat-free broth

    Course: Breakfast, Brunch

    More Info: Kids Friendly, High Calcium, Low Calorie

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