Caramelized Butternut Squash

Recipe by: Jerry James Stone | Written January 11, 2013

Butternut squash is such an amazing treat. What you can do with it is almost limitless, such as raviolis, baked goods or desserts. But sometimes it is good to just keep it simple, yes? This recipe is just that, a simple side that is perfect for almost any meal.

But wait til you see what I have in store for this recipe! Ice creams and much, much more.

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Ingredients

2 butternut squash
3 tablespoons butter, melted
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ tablespoon salt

Total Time:

45 minutes

PREP
5 minutes
INACTIVE
COOK
40 minutes
Servings:
8 servings 
Recipe Type:
 
Diet:
Vegetarian
  1. Cut off and discard the ends of 2 butternut squashes.

     
  2. Peel the squash, cut them in half lengthwise, and remove the seeds (save them for roasting). Cut the squash into 1-inch cubes and place them on a baking sheet.

     
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of butter, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, and 1/4 tablespoon of salt.

     
  4. With clean hands, toss all the ingredients together and spread in a single layer on the baking sheet.

     
  5. Roast for 40 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 400 degrees F, until the squash is tender and the glaze begins to caramelize. While roasting, turn the squash a few times with a spatula to be sure it browns evenly.EAT!

     

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Jerry James Stone

Food pornographer, full-time vegetarian, pointy beard enthusiast, and I say 'hella' too much. Founder and creator of Cooking Stoned.

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