Mom's oven roasted butternut squash

Stacia Osborn

By
@tikitacky

This dish requires little attention on your part past the chopping of the squash. Once you stick it in the oven, you have to visit it only once before it is done! My mum is a gifted cook who makes even the simplest of recipes epicurean. She texted me this recipe when I asked her for a simple way to use a butternut squash. DELICIOUS!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

1
butternut squash
olive oil - enough to toss the pieces in
balsamic vinegar - enough for sprinkling squash

OPTIONAL

onion
zucchini
tomato

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325
2Whack the butternut squash into small pieces using a SHARP, sturdy knife. It is not necessary to peel the squash if you don't wish to.
3Toss the squash in a bit of olive oil
4Roast on a cookie sheet or in a pie pan for half an hour or so. (If you left the skin on the squash, cover the cookie sheet with tin foil for the first half hour of cooking)
5After roasting for half an hour, stir around on the cookie sheet and then sprinkle with balsamic vinegar
6OPTIONAL: At this time add your pieces of onion, tomato, zucchini or any other veggies you want
7Return cookie sheet to the oven and roast until fork-tender (probably another 30 minutes)

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian