Baked Butternut Squash

Baked Butternut Squash

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From: EatingWell.com, October 2017

Baked butternut squash has a caramelized flavor, which is delicious if you use the cooked squash in soups and sauces. It's simple to bake a butternut squash; just cut it in half and roast it in the oven.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 small to medium butternut squash (about 1½ pounds)

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut squash in half and seed. Place the halves on a baking sheet, cut-side down. Bake until tender when pierced with a knife, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Scoop out flesh when cool enough to handle.
  • To make ahead: Place the cooled baked squash in an airtight container; refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 77 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 3 g fiber; 20 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 46 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 18,081 IU vitamin A; 36 mg vitamin C; 82 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 7 mg sodium; 599 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (362% daily value), Vitamin C (60% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 starch

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