Sausage Squash Rice Bake

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I love butternut squash. I’ve been known to cook one up and eat the whole thing in a day. Oddly enough, despite loving it so much, I actually had to look up whether it was considered a veggie or starch. (In case you guys didn’t know, it’s a veggie.) Unfortunately, The Man isn’t a fan. I think part of it is that squash tends to be more on the sweet side, and he doesn’t like food that’s sweet unless it’s a dessert. By adding some sausage and some spices, it brought the sweet factor down enough tha

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12 oz reduced fat pork sausage
1 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup minced garlic
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
3 cups milk
3 cups cubed butternut squash
6 cups cooked rice
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9?x13? baking pan with foil. Cook the sausage in a large skillet, set aside in a separate container. Add the garlic, onions, and butter to the pan. Once the butter...
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Nutritions

Calories
1629

Sodium
132mg
5% DV

Fat
122g
188% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
20g
6% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV