Roasted Butternut Squash
Roasted Butternut Squash

This Honey & Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash is a super easy and delicious way to enjoy butternut squash. It is always squash season in this house, no matter the time of year. When you try to vary the vegetables that you eat daily, it’s a plain fact that you are going to run out of interesting options, and soon. It gets so hard jazzing up vegetables all the time and it’s something I try to do on a regular basis, because let’s admit it; eating veggies isn’t always fun or enjoyable, sometimes it’s a chore.

Add in the fact that I have picky eaters and well, this Mama goes crazy most of the time.

My daughter still won’t eat squash so her default vegetable of choice is raw cauliflower. I’ve given up cooking for her, she is happy with raw carrots, cucumbers or cauliflower. So be it. I am darn well cooking something fabulous for the three of us who aren’t so picky in this family! Roasted squash tops my list of loves, for sure. I loved this recipe because a) no processed sugars, unlike most recipes and b) the cinnamon is SO delicious and c) it’s sweet. It’s a tricky recipe. You don’t mind eating your veggies. A bit of unpasteurized honey and butter is not bad for you at all and cinnamon is very good for you!

Did I also mention it’s soooo easy?  It is. The most work is cutting the squash which can be a real PITA, but after that you simply roast it in the oven and then drizzle the ingredients over the top. Easy peasy. And if your kids don’t like it?

More for you.

Happy cooking everyone!

Love,

Karlynn

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Honey and Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

To to make delicious Honey and Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash in your oven! The honey and cinnamon are the perfect pairing for this sweet squash.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: roasted butternut squash
Servings: 6
Calories: 143 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Ingredients
  • 1 3 lbs medium butternut squash
  • 6 tablespoons melted salted butter
  • 1/4 cup melted honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Cut off the ends off the butternut squash.
  3. Peel the squash, cut in half lengthwise and then remove the seeds.
  4. Cut the squash into 1 1/2 inch cubes (uniform is best) and place them on a baking sheet.
  5. Add the melted butter, honey and cinnamon.
  6. Toss all of the ingredients together and spread out in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  7. Turn the squash while roasting a few times to ensure even browning.
  8. Roast for 45 minutes to 55 minutes, until the squash is tender.
  9. Adjust seasonings if needed.
Nutrition Facts
Honey and Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 681mg 28%
Potassium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Sugars 11g
Vitamin A 7.4%
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 0.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

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Hey guys, I'm Karlynn! Welcome to The Kitchen Magpie, my website full of family friendly recipes, cocktails & homesteading tales of chickens & cows from the family farm! Make sure to check out my bestselling cookbook, Flapper Pie & a Blue Prairie Sky ,stay tuned for info on my second cookbook!

17 Comments

  1. angela hammill Reply


    these are so good, my hubby and son refuse to eat squash until now…..

  2. Ida Pence Waterous Reply

    I use pumpkin pie spice or add a little ginger! I love it too!

  3. Cassidy Dowd Reply

    Going to make this tonight 🙂 Thanks! Any good chicken breast recipes you can pull out of your sleeve? My husband requested that I try to make them edible, lol!

    • The Kitchen Magpie Reply

      Chicken breast is my least favourite! I love a good butter chicken sauce.( love Costco Kirkland jarred, SO good.) Failing that, try my oven baked chicken of it has skin….

  4. Ida Pence Waterous Reply

    I like it like this but add a little heat at the same time. Yummmo

  5. I have all these things. I will eat all the delicious foods now. Thank you

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