Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

 This recipe for roasted butternut squash is just delicious. It combines the richness and sweetness of butternut squash with a wonderful Moroccan spice mix, for a taste sensation.

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash Printable Recipe

This recipe is just delicious.  The Moroccan spice mix takes away the normal squash flavor which can be quite strong and turns it into a lovely savory side dish. Try it.  You will not be disappointed.

Yield: 4

Roasted Butternut squash recipe

Roasted Butternut squash recipe
 This recipe for roasted butternut squash is just delicious. It combines the richness and sweetness of butternut squash with a wonderful Moroccan spice mix, for a taste sensation.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 5 cups butternut squash, peeled and cut into chunks,
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (or slightly less)
  • 1/2 tsp. Mediterranean sea salt
  • dash of fresh ground black pepper

Spice Mix Ingredients

  • Spice Mix (this will make extra but it keeps well in the pantry)
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • a pinch ground cloves

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 F.
  2. Put squash in bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, and 1 tsp. spice mixture. Stir well to get the oil and spices evenly distributed on cut surfaces of the squash.
  3. Spray roasting pan with a nonstick spray and arrange squash in a single layer. Roast about 40-50 minutes, turning every 15 minutes or so. Squash is done when it is soft and slightly browned. Season with more Mediterranean sea salt, and serve hot.
  4. This left over spice mix can be used on any other roasted vegetables, such as carrots, rutabagas, potatoes, sweet potatoes, etc.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 171 Total Fat 7g Saturated Fat 1g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 6g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 313mg Carbohydrates 28g Fiber 9g Sugar 5g Protein 3g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.
 

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