Sautéed Butternut Squash

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One of the best things about the fall and winter seasons is enjoying the variety of fresh vegetables and fruits available. Simple Sautéed Butternut Squash is a delicious side dish.


Butternut squash  – Olive oil  – Salt and pepperGarlic powder  – Dried thyme 


First, prepare the butternut squash by cutting and peeling, then cut it into bite-sized pieces. These will be about ½ inch cubes.


In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the butternut squash and stir. Then season with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and dried thyme. Sauté for about 12-15 minutes.


Once the squash is fork-tender and lightly browned on the outside, it is ready! Serve with roasted chicken or ham.

Nutritional Benefits

Butternut squash has 82 calories in 1 cup cooked. It contains vitamins A C, E, and B6, magnesium, potassium, and manganese. 

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