Baked Butternut Squash

Becky Graves

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@BeckyG1

My Mom taught me this recipe. She also told me to make sure to use small to medium sized squash, so they're not stringy.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 medium
butternut squash
1-2 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1-2 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 pinch
each of salt and pepper
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Cut squash in half, scoop out seeds. Score squash in two directions diagonally, spread butter on it, add salt and pepper; cinnamon. Put in a 2 qt. pan with a little water in it. Cover with foil. Bake for about 45-60 mins. Keep checking it with a fork; when it slides off the fork, it's done.
2
When the squash has cooled, scoop out squash into seving size portions into quart size freezer baggies to put in the freezer; save some for that night's dinner.
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy