How to roast a butternut squash

Have you ever wanted to know how to roast a butternut squash?

I love so many different kinds of squash. When I was growing up I was only familiar with yellow crooked neck squash. I had no idea what all I was missing. Now when I plant a garden I make sure to plant butternut, acorn and even spaghetti squash. I love to make the many different kinds of squash and expose my kids to it. They like it all too. This also helps us stretch our budget by growing our own food. I make butternut squash a few times a year. My kids like it just as much as I do. Here’s how you make it.

Steps on how to roast a butternut squash.

You start with a squash that looks like this.

how to roast a butternut squash

Wash it. Once you cut it in half then place it down on a sprayed or greased baking pan. Like this.

how to roast a butternut squash

Bake in a *400 oven for 25-28 minutes. Pull out of the oven and it should look like this.

Scrape out the seeds.

And finally dinner!

how to roast a butternut squash


It’s so easy to learn how to roast a butternut squash.

Dinner is served. Don’t be afraid of vegetables you’ve never cooked. They are chances for you to expand you and your children’s palate! Enjoy! Let me know if you tried this recipe and learned how to roast a butternut squash.

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7 Replies to “How to roast a butternut squash”

    1. Thank you Martha! It’s so simple! You’ll love it. You might try it with a dab of butter and some brown sugar if you don’t like it by itself.

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