Baked Butternut Squash, Simple! Recipe

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Baked Butternut Squash, simple!

Andrea Thomas

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@AndreaThomas

My husband found this, and I love it! No more peeling the course skin of butternut squash for Thanksgiving! The flavor and texture of squash done this way has changed my opinion of this vegetable. I also love the simplicity of serving and presenting this dish.


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Serves:

4-6+ per squash

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1
butternut squash
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
cinnamon and nutmeg, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees
2
Using a good knife, slice the squash in half - lengthwise and remove the seeds.
3
Place the cut side up on a cookie sheet
4
Divide butter and brown sugar between the seed cavities and sprinkle with cinnamon and/or nutmeg
5
Bake for one hour, occasionally spooning the butter/sugar mixture over the rest of the squash. Check in the thickest part of the squash for tenderness.
6
When you remove from the oven, once again spoon the butter mixture over the squash and let cool. Serve these from a serving plate, letting each person spoon out their serving right from the squash.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy