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How to Roast Butternut Squash

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 medium to large butternut squash, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt, to taste

Method

To Roast Cubes:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Peel and remove the seeds from your butternut squash and then dice into 1 inch chunks. Toss the squash in olive oil, salt, any other preferred seasonings until well coated.
  3. Place the squash in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 425 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until tender.

To Roast Halves: 

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice the butternut squash in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  3. Brush the halves with olive oil and season the cut side with salt and any other seasonings you would like to use.
  4. Place the halves, cut side down, on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes until the squash is tender and a knife can be easily inserted.

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