Roasted Butternut Squash

This oven-roasted butternut squash works well on its own as a side dish, but can also be tossed with pasta or fresh herbs—or both—for more flavor. Slideshow:  Butternut Squash Recipes 

Roasted Butternut Squash
Photo: © Emily Farris 
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • One 3-pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°. In a large bowl, toss the squash with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Spread the squash on a baking sheet in a single layer and roast in the oven for 25 minutes. Toss and continue cooking for 20 more minutes, until tender and lightly browned. Transfer to a bowl and serve.

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