Baked Butternut Squash

This simple baked butternut squash is easy to make, delicious to eat, and looks beautiful on the plate.

  • Prep Time 0 Hours 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time 1 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Total Time 1 Hours 40 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • water
  • 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Place squash, cut sides down, in a 9x13 baking dish. Pour water into dish around squash halves.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until tender and easily pierced with a fork, about 1 1/2 hours. Carefully remove the skin with a fork; it should be very easy to remove. Top squash halves with butter and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 280.7 calories
  • Carbohydrate Content: 59.7 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 15.3 mg
  • Fat Content: 6.3 g
  • Fiber Content: 10.2 g
  • Protein Content: 5.2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3.8 g
  • Serving Size:
  • Sodium Content: 64.9 mg
  • Sugar Content: 11.2 g
  • Trans Fat Content:
  • Unsaturated Fat Content: