1butternut squashpeeled and shredded in food processor
1/2onionfinely chopped or shredded
5-6stripspork or turkey bacon
1/2teaspoongarlic powderor more to taste
1/2-1teaspoonsea saltor more, to taste
5-6dropsfresh lemon juice
In a frying pan, heat the oil and add bacon. Fry bacon until cooked through (4 minutes, or so, per side) and remove to a separate plate. Keep the bacon grease in the pan. DO NOT REMOVE THE GREASE! Your taste buds will thank you later!
Add onion to pan and cook 5 minutes until tender.
Add squash to pan, along with spices and and saute for 20 minutes or so, until done. Add maple syrup and stir to combine.
Add 5 drops of lemon.
Add more salt, syrup, lemon...whatever it needs until it is perfect.