Cheesy Butternut Squash Bake
Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
2-1/2 lbbutternut squash
1/4 cbutter, room temperature
2 largegarlic cloves, finely chopped
1/4 cpanko bread crumbs
1/3 cparmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cparsley, freshy chopped
How to Make Cheesy Butternut Squash Bake
- 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.
- Next in a 2 quart saucepan melt the butter over medium heat. Lower the heat to low, add in the garlic & cook for about 2 to 3 mins. Stirring occasoinaly until garlic is soft & butter is infused with the garlic. Do not letthe butter trun brown.
- Next in a small bowl mix the bread crumbs,cheese & 1 Tbsp. on the garlic butter mixture. Then brush the squash with the remaining garlic butter mixture. Sprinkle with salt, pepper & bread crumb mixture.
- Then bake uncovered for abotu 30 to 40 mins or until squash is fork tender. Then increase the temperature to 425F. Then bake for about 5 to 10 mins or utnil lightly browned. Then sprinkle with the parsely just before serving.