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; 2.1 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 171 mg sodium. 458 mg potassium; 15.3 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1.3 g protein; 13777 IU vitamin a iu; 27 mg vitamin c; 35 mcg folate; 63 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 44 mg magnesium;

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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