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Basic Roasted Butternut Squash

Simply seasoned, basic roasted butternut squash enhances the natural flavors for a healthy and tasty side dish, or an addition to other dishes.
Course Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 109kcal
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Ingredients

  • One butternut squash peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F and lightly coat a baking sheet with olive oil by using a spritzer or pouring on a small amount (1/2-1 t) and spreading it in a thin layer.
  • Place the squash cubes on the baking sheet and spritz or drizzle with another half to one tablespoon of olive oil (depending on the size of your squash - you want enough to lightly coat the cubes), sprinkle with kosher salt (about ½ t for every 2 cups of squash) and freshly ground pepper. Toss to coat and spread into a single layer.
  • Roast for 15 minutes, then gently toss and again spread into a single layer.
  • Roast for another 10-15 minutes, or until tender.

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 16070IU | Vitamin C: 31.8mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.1mg