roasted butternut squash
5.0 from 3 votes

This delectable dish features roasted butternut squash with a rich and creamy caramelized glaze, elevating it to a whole new level of flavor. The squash melts in your mouth, perfectly balanced with a hint of sweetness. Serve this delightful side dish at your next gathering and watch it disappear within seconds!

It is a great alternative for a side dish especially during the autumn and winter months with a warming taste to heighten the senses.

The cinnamon in the recipe adds a little spice to complement the natural sweetness of the butternut squash.

butternut squash from the oven

Butternut squash is a nutritious and delicious vegetable that offers several health benefits. It is rich in vitamins A and C, which support a healthy immune system and promote good vision. Additionally, butternut squash is a great source of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion. Its natural sweetness makes it a versatile ingredient in both savoury and sweet dishes.

Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

Recipe by Paul Steele
5.0 from 3 votes

This delectable dish features roasted butternut squash with a rich and creamy caramelized glaze, elevating it to a whole new level of flavor. The squash melts in your mouth, perfectly balanced with a hint of sweetness.

Course: SidesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

185

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Peel the butternut squash and cut it in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds with a spoon and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  • In a large bowl, combine the melted butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and black pepper. Add the butternut squash cubes and toss until evenly coated.
  • Arrange the coated squash cubes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Roast for 25-35 minutes, or until the squash is fork-tender and caramelized, flipping it halfway through the cooking time.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy the creamy and caramelized butternut squash goodness!

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