How to Roast Butternut Squash
Learning How to Roast Butternut Squash is quick and easy. Delicious served as a side or tossed in and among all your favorite fall recipes, Butternut Squash is a fall must-have and an easy substitute for pumpkin.
Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 45 mins Total Time 50 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 94 kcal 1 Butternut squash 2 tsp olive oil or melted butter salt + pepper to taste Brown sugar if desired
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Using a large sturdy knife, cut your butternut squash in half lengthwise.
Scoop out the seeds and stringy bits with a spoon and discard or save for later (if you're planning on roasting them).
Transfer the butternut squash, cut-side-up into a baking dish and brush with olive oil or melted butter, coating the entire surface of the squash.
Season with salt and pepper and brown sugar (if desired).
Roast in the oven for approximately 45 minutes, or until soft, and fork-tender.
Remove from oven and allow to cool. Scoop flesh from the kin and enjoy plain or in your favorite recipes.
Calories: 94 kcal | Carbohydrates: 21 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 7 mg | Potassium: 660 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 19930 IU | Vitamin C: 39.4 mg | Calcium: 90 mg | Iron: 1.3 mg