Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Left Overs, Lunch, Main Dish, Side Dish, Weekday meals
Cuisine American, Vegetarian
Servings 2


  • 1/4 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp honey optional
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Place pecan pieces on baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes, checking frequently to avoid burning.
  • Remove nuts from the oven and reset to 400 degrees.
  • Cut squash lengthwise in half and remove the seeds.
  • Place on a baking sheet, peel down.
  • Add a small amount of water in the pan.
  • Put 1/2 tsp butter and if desired, 1 tsp honey in the hole of each squash half.
  • Place in oven and bake for 50 minutes until flesh is tender.
  • Every 20 minutes, baste the top with the butter honey mix.
  • When done, remove from oven, sprinkle with nut pieces and then cinnamon.
Keyword Roasted Butternut Squash
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