Baked Butternut Squash

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Becky Graves

By
@BeckyG1

My Mom taught me this recipe. She also told me to make sure to use small to medium sized squash, so they're not stringy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 medium
butternut squash
1-2 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1-2 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 pinch
each of salt and pepper
water

How to Make Baked Butternut Squash

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Cut squash in half, scoop out seeds. Score squash in two directions diagonally, spread butter on it, add salt and pepper; cinnamon. Put in a 2 qt. pan with a little water in it. Cover with foil. Bake for about 45-60 mins. Keep checking it with a fork; when it slides off the fork, it's done.
  • 2When the squash has cooled, scoop out squash into seving size portions into quart size freezer baggies to put in the freezer; save some for that night's dinner.
    Enjoy!

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About Baked Butternut Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy