Easy Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

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Packed with Vitamin A and fiber, this easy roasted butternut squash and apple recipe is a simple, slightly sweet side dish that the entire family will love! 
Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

This recipe is sponsored by Sprouts Farmers Markets.

I’m in love with butternut squash but not the time required to slice and chop it. On busy weeknights, I’ve been known to take a short cut with frozen or precut vegetables. No shame in my game! They provide similar nutrition and health benefits and help make meal prep a breeze. This pre-cut butternut squash works great in this easy roasted butternut squash and apples recipe but can also be used to make soups, other side dishes, and salad toppers.

Precut Butternut Squash

To make this easy recipe…

Spread the squash and apples onto the pan, leaving plenty of room for the chunks to roast. This is maybe the most important step. If you crowd the pan or add too much oil, the squash and apples will steam and not get the nice browning that gives so much flavor. Use a large sheet pan or cook the squash and apples in batches. About halfway through roasting, turn the butternut squash and apples to get maximum caramelization on all sides.

Easy Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

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Easy Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

And there you have it! This easy roasted butternut squash and apple side dish almost makes itself! It’s perfect served warm or even at room temperature. Add a drizzle of warm honey or a sprinkle of chopped rosemary, thyme, or a little sage for a pop of color and earthy, herb flavor. Go ahead and PIN it now and scroll down to the recipe to see just how easy it is.

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

Here’s the easy recipe:

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples
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Easy Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Packed with Vitamin A and fiber, this easy roasted butternut squash and apple recipe is a simple, slightly sweet side dish the entire family will love! 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 151 kcal
Author: Marisa Moore Nutrition
Ingredients
  • 1 15 ounce package pre-cut Sprouts Organic Butternut Squash (or 1 pound chopped)
  • 2 small apples small apples (try Jonnagold or Braeburn), cored and chopped into chunks
  • 2 tbsp Sprouts Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • coarse salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Spread the squash and cut apples onto a large sheet pan in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.

  3. Roast 20 minutes, turning once, until the squash and apples are caramelized. Remove from the pan and serve.

Recipe Notes

TIP: Top with a drizzle of honey or fresh chopped thyme, rosemary or sage for extra flavor. 

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1 Comment on Easy Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

  1. Farrah
    November 6, 2017 at 12:33 PM (2 weeks ago)
    Butternut squash + apples are two of my favorite things ever! This looks delicious! :D Reply

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