Caramilized Butternut Squash Recipe

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Caramilized Butternut squash

Roslin Van Den Heiligenberg


If you want you kids to eat their vegetables, this is one way to do it. My kids ask me to make this side dish.

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10 Min


20 Min


1 medium
fresh, butternut squash, peeled and cubed.
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 c
brown sugar, tightly packed
1 tsp
ground cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

Place cubed butternut in a heavy-bottomed pot, add salt and about 2 cups of water,( butternut contains a lot of water), cover and cook until tender enough to mash. Drain and mash.
In a separate skillet on medium-high heat, add butter and melt. Add the brown sugar and cook until completely dissolved, add cinnamon. Add caramel mixture to mash butternut squash and stir until thoroughly mixed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy