Sweet Butternut Squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.4
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.0 mg
  • Sodium: 579.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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Baked butternut squash with a sweet twist. Baked butternut squash with a sweet twist.
Number of Servings: 2


    1 (2 to 3 pounds) butternut squash
    1 tbsp brown sugar
    1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
    2 tbsp butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place whole squash onto an ungreased baking sheet, and prick in a few places with a sharp knife.
Bake, uncovered, 1 1/2 hour or until tender. Remove from oven.
Cut squash in half lengthwise and remove fibers and seeds.
Cut each half in half again and place on serving platter.
In a small frying pan over low heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter, stir in 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, add 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and stir until well blended.
Brush the butter mixture over each portion of squash before serving.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PAULJR.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    2 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I love butternut squash just the way it is - just steam bake & feast - no adding anything - especially extra calories. - 5/29/09

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I do this too, but I use the microwave, much faster. I also cut it in half first - 11/6/07

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I do something similar. I half the acorn squash and remove seeds, then place on a cookie sheet. In the well left by the seeds I put 1 pat of butter and sprinkle with either brown sugar and cinnamon or real maple syrup and bake 30 minutes covered with tin foil, then 15 uncovered at 375. - 11/18/10

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I boil the Butternut Squash with 1/4 cup if water only, one pak of Stevia, one tsp of olive oil, and cinnamon-nutmeg to taste. it saves a few calories, and no after taste. - 11/4/09

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    Recipe sound delish & easy to make....first time for me to cook a butternut squash & will give it a try tonight! I'll rate the recipe tomorrow! Thanks!!! - 10/9/12