Roasted Butternut Squash With Sage & Dried Cherries

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Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

It's fall and time for squash. I love butternut squash and paired with the sage and dried cherries it's so delicious. I use coconut oil because it doesn't go rancid when heated like other oils.

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This is a simple way to roast butternut squash and the final result is big on flavor. We loved the sweet onion combined with the butternut squash. Sage adds a slightly earthy flavor to the side dish that's balanced by the dried cherries. Once baked, the cherries almost taste like dried cranberries. The perfect fall side dish. It would be delicious at Thanksgiving dinner, too. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 medium
    butternut squash
  • 4 Tbsp
    coconut oil (divided in half)
  • ·
    sea salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • 2 medium
    sweet onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh chopped sage
  • 4 Tbsp
    dried organic cherries

How to Make Roasted Butternut Squash With Sage & Dried Cherries

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Peel the squash with a potato peeler and cut in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds and discard them.
  2. Cut the squash in large chunks and put them in a huge bowl. Add the two tablespoons of coconut oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat the squash.
  3. Arrange on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes or until caramelized.
  4. Peel the onions and cut into large chunks and put them into a large bowl. Coat with the remaining 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Spread on a second parchment-lined baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until well caramelized.
  6. When the squash and onions are done, put in a big bowl toss with the sage and cherries.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy.

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About Roasted Butternut Squash With Sage & Dried Cherries

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Fall Food
Other Tag: Healthy



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