Crispy outside, soft and creamy inside. Fragrant herbs and a fresh squeeze of citrus make this a great side dish for roasted or grilled meats.
Course Side Dish
Keyword butternut squash, fall side dish, healthy side dish
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Total Time 55minutes
12-lbbutternut squashpeeled, seeded, chopped into 1-inch cubes
salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper or tin foil, sprayed with vegetable spray or Pam.
In a large bowl, combine squash, rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper. Drizzle oil over squash and toss to coat.
Spread onto prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
Roast 20 minutes. Stir squash and and rearrange into single layer. Roast an additional 15 minutes. Remove squash from oven. Add chopped garlic and stir to coat squash. Shake out the vegetables into a single layer and roast an additional 5 minutes, so the garlic becomes fragrant, but doesn't brown.
Remove from oven and toss with juice of half a lemon. Serve.