Roasted butternut squash is without doubt one of the best fall facet dishes you can also make. The toughest half is chopping the squash, however Kare from Kitchen Treaty has a beautiful little tutorial about chopping up butternut squash with out dropping a limb, so I’ll direct you over there for that. As soon as your butternut squash is reduce, you toss it in a bit oil (something with a excessive smoke level works), season it, and pop it within the oven for 30-40 minutes at 400ºF, stirring each 10-15 minutes. Whereas the butternut squash is roasting, you possibly can work in your fundamental dish as a result of aside from the stirring, roasted butternut squash is a reasonably hands-off endeavor. That’s the very best form of facet dish, isn’t it?
Listed here are four methods to roast butternut squash:
Spicy Cholula // I’ve already executed butternut squash with sriracha, so this time I used cholula. Toss the squash with oil, a bit little bit of cholula, and salt. Simply earlier than serving, you possibly can scatter some coarsely chopped cilantro leaves over the squash. Though I haven’t tried it myself, I feel a squeeze or two of lime juice would work effectively on this too.
Sesame Tamari // Toss your butternut squash with oil and tamari, then switch it to a baking sheet that’s been lined with parchment paper. When the squash is completed, drizzle a small quantity of toasted sesame oil excessive and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Cinnamon // The basic! I like making butternut squash fries and cubes and sprinkling them with cinnamon. A number of years in the past, I feel we had these at the least as soon as per week as a facet with veggie burgers.
Maple-Cayenne // After tossing your butternut squash cubes with a bit oil and salt, drizzle them with maple syrup and sprinkle them with cayenne pepper. Not an excessive amount of, until you want issues actually spicy! You’ll wish to spray your baking sheet with further oil or line it with parchment paper to maintain the squash from sticking.
What’s your favourite solution to make butternut squash?
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