Sautéeing butternut squash in olive oil quickly yields perfectly cooked results and slighly caramelizes the squash for extra flavor. This recipe makes a delicious vegetable side dish to pair with roasted meats. Source:, October 2017

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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

  • Add squash; cook, stirring frequently, until tender and lightly browned, about 15 minutes.


To make ahead: Peel and cube squash; refrigerate, covered, for up to 3 days before cooking.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; 2.1 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 5 mg sodium. 456 mg potassium; 15.1 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1.3 g protein; 13776 IU vitamin a iu; 27 mg vitamin c; 35 mcg folate; 62 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 44 mg magnesium;