Butternut squash is one of my favorite foods. It’s so versatile and can be used is sweet or savory dishes. I have quite a few butternut squash recipes that I’ve already made, so I decided to make a Squash tag. Be sure to check it out.
Since I love butternut squash so much, I thought it would be appropriate to feature a week of butternut squash recipe. I’m going to kick off the week with a recipe that so simple and so delicious, it’s almost silly to call it a recipe.
Most recipes for roasted squash result in a savory dish, but with the simple addition of some brown sugar to the mix, you can transform roasted squash into a sweet little side dish.
In a moment of full disclosure, I have to admit that when I made this one afternoon while working from home, I and then proceeded to eat the entire batch of roasted squash as my lunch. Then I made it the next night for dinner. Hubby agreed that it was delicious.
1 lb butternut squash
1.5 tbsp butter, melted
1 Tbsp brown sugar
salt and pepper
Heat oven to 400°F.
Peel squash and chop into large pieces.
Combine squash, butter, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Toss.
Pour squash out onto a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake for about an hour or until browned.
Recipe from Food.com
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