butternut squash, apple & raisin bake

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Judy W
somewhere in, MI

This side dish pairs well with pork or roast chicken, but it might as well be for dessert the way the squash & apples carmelize while roasting.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For butternut squash, apple & raisin bake

  • 2 lg
    (3-4 lb. total) butternut squash
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 tsp
    chinese five-spice powder or pumpkin pie spice
  • 5
    apples, granny smith or mc intosh
  • 1/3 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 c
    maple syrup
  • 1/3 c
    raisins or currants
  • 1/3 c
    pecans (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp
    sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper to taste

How To Make butternut squash, apple & raisin bake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400^. Peel, seed, and cut squash into cubes; place in a large bowl. Toss squash with canola oil and spice. Spread on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Core apples, remove peels and cut into cubes. Place apple pieces in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine vinegar and maple syrup; pour over apples.
  • 3
    Combine apples with squash and toss gently. Return both to baking sheet, and bake 5-10 minutes until cooked through and tender. Remove apples and squash from oven and place in serving dish. Add raisins, pecans, salt and pepper, and serve.

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