Baked Butternut Squash

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 9x13 pan


  • 1 butternut squash whole
  • water
  • butter, or olive oil
  • Season as desired, see instructions below.


  • Heat oven to 400.
  • Cut squash in half lengthwise.
  • Place cut sides down in pan.
  • Pour about 1 inch of water in pan.
  • Cook until very tender when pierced with a fork. Cooking time will vary depending on the size of the squash.
  • Remove from pan, flip squash over and smear with butter or drizzle with olive oil.
  • Seasoning Ideas: Sprinkle with Hope, Nurture, or Amore RealTaste seasoning; or RealTaste Peace seasoning with salt and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Keyword dairy free, easy, fall, fiber, gluten free, healthy, Hope, Nurture, side, Thanksgiving, vegan, vegetarian, winter
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