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Caramelized Butternut Squash

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  • 1 pound butternut squash (cubed, I bought it pre-cut from Costco)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt (/pepper to taste)
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    Calories80Calories from Fat25
    Total Fat3.5g5%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat25
    Total Carbohydrate14g5%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A240%
    Vitamin C40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ryan Clare 9 months ago
    Simple and delicious. I've made a few variations. Add a maple syrup drizzle near the end for some added sweetness. I've also added roemary to give a more savory flavor
    Colleen a year ago
    It was easy to prepare and delicious. Only thing I added was crispy bacon bits at the end. Will make this again!
    Elvira Anselmi 2 years ago
    Excellent! But use pumpkin spice and a splash of orange juice to give it an extra special zing! No red pepper flakes for me!
    Mallory Gauer 2 years ago
    super simple and very tasty! i added cinnamon as well. will definitely be making again this fall!
    Jaycee K. 2 years ago
    yummy. i used olive oil but i don't think it really matters
    Geoff 2 years ago
    Yum. A bit black from the pan, but delicious.
    Albarella 2 years ago
    Delicious! But I used regular butter instead of coconut oil.
    Randa Warton 3 years ago
    Was wonderful!!! Husband & kids agree will be a regular side for us. I did cook a raw butternut squash in oven 60 min at 415 degrees before making this. Then added seasoning per recipe plus Mrs Dash. Sprayed w/ vegetable oil when grease was absorbed to flip & took about 20 min to caramelize.
    Iithril 3 years ago
    Perfect! I add honey with it and it was so sweet. Easy and quick to do, really ideal if you want to eat vegetables.
    Emily Blauman 3 years ago
    Good, used red pepper flakes and smoked paprika for a spiceg flavor. Will try using a bit of brown sugar next time
    Tammy Jordan 3 years ago
    Wonderful every time, pre-cut is worth it.
    Dolen 3 years ago
    Not a very good recipe because it’s too general. The squash needs to be cubed pretty small, maybe 1/2-inch cubes in order to tenderize in 10-12 minutes but the recipe doesn’t specify that. High heat meant my squash browned before it was done. I ended up just sticking it in the oven and letting it roast. This is a basic recipe. Will require cook’s personal modifications.
    Tenille Wright 3 years ago
    It was very refreshing to have something different. I added garlic powder to give it a punch. I enjoyed it.
    Lindsey McCoy 3 years ago
    The caramelized squash turned out great! Added a bit of rosemary on top at the end as well and the red pepper flakes were a perfect touch!
    Kathy S. 3 years ago
    Sooo so good! The maple syrup got a little browned and it tasted like candy :)
    Gombo 3 years ago
    Delicious and will definitely make again
    Andrew Despres 3 years ago
    First time using butternut squash, turned out great!
    Valerie Istre 3 years ago
    Amazing! One of the best dishes I’ve ever made!
    Veronica Vazquez 3 years ago
    Yumm-o! I used olive oil instead and a little bit of a heavy hand on the salt but it’s tasty!
    Jules Carr 3 years ago
    This was a hit at my house. I will definitely make this again.
    Lauren 3 years ago
    I really liked this. I cooked in the oven for around 30 minutes, instead of the stove.
    Val 3 years ago
    Amazing! Great flavor
    Tracie Tucker 3 years ago
    this was really delicious. i added some crushed walnuts to mine. . . made this my main dish for dinner. .will definitely make again!!
    Hello 3 years ago
    Best recipe ever will make again using Cayenne pepper
    Lara 3 years ago
    Delicious! A great sweet potato alternative. Works well as a breakfast side dish :)
    Jasmine Yugen 3 years ago
    Good but didn’t take on the inherent sweetness of carmelized foods
    Jamie 3 years ago
    Love this recipe! The butternut squash came out nice and crispy.
    Michael K. 4 years ago
    Replaced Pepper flakes with VERY light dusting of cayenne pepper. Family loved it.
    David Tuohig 4 years ago
    I think that it turned out pretty good but I think that it needed more time for it to get tendered because some of the pieces were still too chewy.
    Pretty good... next time will try with a spicy honey drizzle