If butternut squash is looked at with skeptic eyes from your kids, this recipe for caramelized butternut squash will have them singing a different tune. With a few kitchen staples, like butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, you can turn butternut squash into a recipe kids will ask for again and again.

Recipe and photography courtesy of Jodi of Create Kids Club.

Caramelized Butternut Squash

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Caramelized Butternut Squash
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Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
If butternut squash is looked at with skeptic eyes from your kids, this recipe for caramelized butternut squash will have them singing a different tune. With a few kitchen staples, like butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, you can turn butternut squash into a recipe kids will ask for again and again. Recipe and photography courtesy of Jodi of Create Kids Club.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

With more potassium than a banana, one cup of butternut squash helps prevent high blood pressure and lowers your risk of developing CVD.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
With more potassium than a banana, one cup of butternut squash helps prevent high blood pressure and lowers your risk of developing CVD.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1 medium butternut squash,
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Peel squash using vegetable peeler. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Chop into cubes and place on baking sheet.
  3. Mix butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour over squash and mix.
  4. Bake 25-30 minutes, flipping squash halfway through, until soft and caramelized.
  5. Alternatively, this recipe can be made in a slow cooker. Add all ingredients and cook on low 6-8 hours or high 2-4 hours.
Nutritional Value
Calories: 116 Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 15mg Carbohydrates: 18g Sodium: 393mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 1g Sugar: 6g Calcium: 10% DV Iron: 6% DV
Caramelized Butternut Squash
Tags , , , , , ,
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
If butternut squash is looked at with skeptic eyes from your kids, this recipe for caramelized butternut squash will have them singing a different tune. With a few kitchen staples, like butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, you can turn butternut squash into a recipe kids will ask for again and again. Recipe and photography courtesy of Jodi of Create Kids Club.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

With more potassium than a banana, one cup of butternut squash helps prevent high blood pressure and lowers your risk of developing CVD.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
With more potassium than a banana, one cup of butternut squash helps prevent high blood pressure and lowers your risk of developing CVD.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1 medium butternut squash,
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Peel squash using vegetable peeler. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Chop into cubes and place on baking sheet.
  3. Mix butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour over squash and mix.
  4. Bake 25-30 minutes, flipping squash halfway through, until soft and caramelized.
  5. Alternatively, this recipe can be made in a slow cooker. Add all ingredients and cook on low 6-8 hours or high 2-4 hours.
Nutritional Value
Calories: 116 Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 15mg Carbohydrates: 18g Sodium: 393mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 1g Sugar: 6g Calcium: 10% DV Iron: 6% DV

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