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Caramelized Butternut Squash

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time45 mins

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.

Caramelized Butternut Squash Full 1

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

Cut off and discard the ends of 2 butternut squashes.

Butternut Squash 1


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.

Cleaning Butternut Squash 4


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

Prepping Caramelized Butternut Squash 1


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


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.


Caramelized Butternut Squash Main 2

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1