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How to Cook Butternut Squash


  • Butternut Squash


  1. Preheat oven to 425degrees
  2. Wash your Butternut Squash
  3. Cut off each end to make it sit level on your cutting board
  4. Cut your Squash lengthwise
  5. Scoop out seeds and 'gunk'***Save the seeds and roast them as you would do with Pumpkin seeds - they are just as tasty!
  6. Place on an aluminum foil covered cookie sheet with skin side down
  7. Spread two tablespoons of melted butter evenly on both halves
  8. Sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg
  9. Cover with foil
  10. Bake for 30 minutes
  11. Uncover and continue to bake for 10 minutes to lightly brown
  12. Once you remove it from the oven, let cool for 5 minutes. Slice in 1/2 inch portions - removing the skin of each piece.**Please note: Some skin will fall right off, however you may need to cut off the skin on the bottom side or scoop the flesh off the skin.
  13. Dice into bite-sized pieces.
  14. Season with Salt and Pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Old World Garden Farms