Roasted Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted butternut squash with pumpkin seeds is a side for roast chicken (https://pippacooks.com/2013/10/11/spatchcock-roast-chicken/)

Roasted butternut squash with pumpkin seeds is a side for roast chicken (https://pippacooks.com/2013/10/11/spatchcock-roast-chicken/)

It finally feels like fall! Fall means fall food which is just about the most homey and comforting food there is. I turn to butternut squash, homemade pasta, hearty sauces, and bolder cuts of meat. Roasting butternut squash releases it’s natural sugar. It balance this out, it is important to layer on other flavors. In this recipe I used rosemary, thyme, and pumpkin seeds. I also recommend cayenne pepper.

Roasted Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seeds (serves 2-3)

  • 1 medium sized butternut squash or 2 packages of pre-peeled butternut squash
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • olive oil
  • salt
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F.
  2. Peel and cube squash.
  3. Toss with pumpkin seeds, thyme, olive oil, and salt to taste.
  4. Spread on lined baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes (turning with a wooden spoon after 10 minutes) or until soft.
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