How to Cook Butternut Squash
Butternut Squash is one of nature’s perfectly packaged foods. The hard outer shell keeps the squash fresh for up to 3 months. Store the butternut squash on your kitchen counter and not in the refrigerator to keep fresher longer.
Butternut squash is one of our favorite super foods. Just ONE cup of butternut squash provides about 400 percent of vitamin A and almost 1/2 of your daily requirment of vitamin C!
There are a tremendous amount of butternut squash recipes to be had but one thing to keep in mind is that this squash is delicious on its own.
Our favorite way to cook butter nut squash is roasted with just a hint of brown sugar and a speck of butter. Baked butternut squash goes great as a healthy side dish with most meats.
Take advantage of butternut squash season and put some on your dinner table as a side dish or use it in one of the tasty recipes that you can find online.
But do give this flavorful squash a try – it’s super delicious! Do you love butternut squash? Try this easy rice with butternut squash recipe for dinner.
- 1 butternut squash
- salt & pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Poke a few holes in the squash and microwave for a few minutes to soften the outer shell.
- Carefully cut butternut squash in half lengthwise and use a large spoon to scoop out seeds.
- Place butternut squash on a baking sheet skin side down.
- Brush squash halves with olive oil. Sprinkle squash with salt, pepper and brown sugar.
- Bake 40-45 minutes or longer depending on the size of the squash.