Living in Pergamino came with the blessing of receiving organic gifts from its superb soil included our relative’s gardens. Joaquin’s aunt sent butternut squashes to each of the families as the plant produced plenty!
How to roast butternut squash
To make this roasted butternut squash recipe, simply cut the butternut squash in any shape (I prefer discs), optionally adding any other vegetables and a tablespoon of olive oil and a big garlic head to add aroma.
How to season butternut squash
In your baking tray, add your preferred fresh herbs and you’ve got it!
My favorite seasoning for roasted or baked butternut squash is thyme. Also, Rosemary works beautifully. I think they combine very well with the sweetness of the butternut squash. A great addition to this roast would be Sweet potatoes.
How long does butternut squash take to cook
Forty to fifty five minutes at 400ºF (200ºC) will do it.
how to cook cubed butternut squash
Exactly the same as described above, just cut the butternut squash in cubes and reduce the cooking time by ten minutes.
Roasted Butternut Squash is extremely versatile
This recipe is great alone as a starter, as a snack, side dish, or as a base for other recipes, such as a creamy soup.
I like making a creamy soup just blending the roasted butternut squash in a mixer adding some sugar-free vegetable milk.
I use these cooked cubes also as a topping when making a gourmet pizza, combined with caramelized red onions and fresh rucola.
Butternut Squash Vitamins
Butternut squash is a great source of antioxidants, including vitamin E, vitamin C, and beta-carotene.
Antioxidants help prevent or slow cellular damage and help reduce inflammation, which may also reduce your risk of several chronic diseases. Butternut Squash has tons of great benefits for your health. Learn more here.
Roasted Butternut Squash
- Baking Tray
- Pre-heat the oven at 400ºF (200ºC)
- Drizzle a large pan with olive oil.
- Cut the butternut squash into big chunks and place them on a baking tray along with the garlic.
- Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil trying everything to get completely lightly coated.
- Add the sea salt and the herbs.
- Cook for 40-50 minutes, until tender.
Remember tu let us know how it turned out for you and what other vegetables did you throw in the grilling tray.