Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash

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One TIPsy Chick

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@OneTIPsyChick

My new favorite way to make butternut squash! I was recently craving something sweet and salty. Instead of snacking on something I would later regret, I added the flavors to my veggies and it was a huge hit!

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1-2 lb
butternut squash, cubed
2-3 Tbsp
olive oil
2 pinch
red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
1/4 c
honey
1 pinch
salt & pepper (adjust to taste)

How to Make Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees

    Costco sells organic cubed butternut squash. I use it all the time and its a great time saver.
  • 2Place cubed squash in your roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil. Bake for about 15 min, then remove from oven to add honey and red pepper. Give a toss and return to oven until tender. (If you prefer a bolder flavor, add more honey and red pepper after about 10 minutes)
  • 3Roasting time will vary, depending on what size pan you have and how much is in it. My pan was a 9x9 roaster, so it took about 35-40 minutes to cook. If were in a larger pan and more spread out, it would have cooked a little faster. Check periodically to see if the squash is tender.

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About Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy