Butternut squash, a type of winter squash, is an October Foods of the Month. Did you know that 1 cup of cubed butternut squash has almost 300% of the daily requirement for Vitamin A? It is also a naturally low-fat, high-fiber food.
There are many ways to use butternut squash in your cooking, but one of our favorites might be the most simple. Roasting cubed butternut squash with a little bit of brown sugar makes an excellent side dish for your fall meals. Add some grated cheese for a delicious flavor combination!Try this quick healthy recipe for simple roasted butternut squash for dinner tonight! Click To Tweet
Simple Roasted Butternut Squash
1 packaged butternut squash, cubed (you can find this in the produce section of your supermarket)
Drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil
Sprinkle of brown sugar (optional)
Low-fat cheese, for topping (optional, we used cheddar)
- Heat oven to 400 degrees.
- Lay butternut squash cubes in a glass baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with brown sugar.
- Roast in the oven for 40 minutes, until tender.
- Add grated cheese and serve as a dinner side!
Try this simple roasted butternut squash for dinner tonight!