Simple roasted butternut squash--just tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper--makes a classic fall side dish. This recipe is delicious with roasted meats, or toss the roasted squash into pasta or salad. Source:, October 2017

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  • Toss squash with oil, salt and pepper. Spread on a large rimmed baking sheet and roast until tender and lightly browned, 30 to 45 minutes.


To make ahead: Peel and cube butternut squash; refrigerate for up to 3 days until ready to cook.

Nutrition Facts

76 calories; total fat 2.1g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.3g; sodium 171mg 7% DV; potassium 458mg 13% DV; carbohydrates 15.3g 5% DV; fiber 2.6g 11% DV; sugar 3g; protein 1.3g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 13777IU; vitamin c 27mg; folate 35mcg; calcium 63mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 44mg; thiaminmg.

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Yes easy-but cutting up a butternut squash is quite a chore. Any suggestions on how to make that easier? Read More