Caramelized Butternut Squash

Winter 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.


  • 2 Butternut Squashes
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Tablespoon Salt

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Yield: 8 servings

Total Time
45 minutes

Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
40 minutes

Main Ingredient:

Butternut Squash

Recipe Type:

Side Dish

1. Cut off and discard the ends of 2 butternut squashes. 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.

Butternut Squash

Cleaning Butternut Squash

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

Prepping Caramelized Butternut Squash

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

4. 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 Full

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