butternut squash bake

★★★★★ 1
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By Joan Hunt
from Youngsville, NC

I make this as a side dish for greens or great as a healthy replacement to the sickening sweet sweet potato casserole for the holidays.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For butternut squash bake

  • 2 lb
    butternut squash
  • 1/4 c
    vegan margarine, room temperature
  • 2 lg
    garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, freshy chopped

How To Make butternut squash bake

  • 1
    First preheat the oven to 375F. Then spray a 13x9 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Then peel, halve lengthwise & seed the squash. Then cut into 1/2 inch thick slices. Then arrange in the baking dish with the slices overlapping kind of.
  • 2
    Next in a 2 quart saucepan melt the vegan margarine over medium heat. Lower the heat to low, add in the garlic & cook for about 2 to 3 min. Stirring occasionally until garlic is soft & vegan margarine is infused with the garlic. Do not let the vegan margarine turn brown.
  • 3
    Next in a small bowl mix the bread crumbs,nutritional yeast & 1 Tbsp. on the garlic vegan margarine mixture. Then brush the squash with the remaining garlic vegan margarine mixture. Sprinkle with salt, pepper & bread crumb mixture.
  • 4
    Then bake uncovered for about 30 to 40 min or until squash is fork tender. Then increase the temperature to 425F. Then bake for about 5 to 10 mins or until lightly browned. Then sprinkle with the parsley just before serving.
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