Butternut Squash


Butternut squash is a versatile and popular winter squash known for its sweet, nutty flavor and smooth, creamy texture. Its distinctive elongated shape and vibrant orange flesh make it a visually appealing ingredient in various dishes. Whether roasted, pureed, or used as a base for soups and stews, butternut squash brings a delightful richness to both savory and sweet recipes. With its nutritional benefits and delicious taste, it’s no wonder that butternut squash is a favorite ingredient during the colder months.


Butternut squash is packed with essential nutrients that promote overall health:

  • Vitamins and minerals: It is an excellent source of vitamin A, providing over 100% of the daily recommended intake per serving. It also contains vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium.
  • Dietary fiber: Butternut squash is rich in dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, promotes satiety, and supports a healthy gut.
  • Antioxidants: It contains antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamin C, which help combat free radicals and protect the body against oxidative stress.
  • Low in calories: Butternut squash is relatively low in calories and can be incorporated into various diet plans.


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Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash with Maple Glaze


  • 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh thyme leaves for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, maple syrup, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Whisk until well blended.
  3. Add the cubed butternut squash to the bowl and toss to coat evenly with the maple glaze.
  4. Transfer the coated squash cubes to the prepared baking sheet, spreading them out in a single layer.
  5. Roast in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the squash is tender and lightly caramelized, stirring once halfway through.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Garnish with fresh thyme leaves before serving.


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