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Steamed Butternut Squash

  • 15 m
  • 30 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“Butternut squash steams quickly, making this a great cooking technique to enjoy this fall vegetable as a weeknight side dish. For extra flavor, toss the steamed butternut squash with salt, pepper and a little bit of olive oil, butter or Parmesan cheese after cooking.”


    • 1 (20 ounce) package cubed peeled butternut squash


  • 1 Bring 1 inch of water to boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket.
  • 2 Add squash. Cover and steam until very tender, about 15 minutes.
  • To make ahead: Prepare and chop squash and store in the refrigerator, covered, up to 3 days before cooking.
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