Roasted Butternut Squash with Sage
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
- Prep time: 5 minutes
- Cook time: 40 minutes
- Serves: 2
- 1 each Butternut Squash, peeled and seeds removed, cut into 1” slices
- ⅓ cup Olive Oil
- 10 – 15 each Sage leaves
- to taste Salt and Pepper
Preheat oven to 450°F
In a roasting or sauté pan, drizzle the squash with olive oil, salt and pepper.
Roast in oven, turning occasionally, for about 30-40 minutes.
When the squash begins to turn brown on all sides, add the sage leaves tossing them in olive oil, and continue to cook for another 5 to 10 minutes until the sage leaves are crisp. Serve hot.
~ This is a great dish to cook alongside roast chicken, turkey, or pork. If need be, you can lower the temperature and slightly increase the cooking time.
~This roasting technique can be used for a variety of other vegetables and seasonings. To go along with butternut squash, consider beets, parsnips, carrots, and sweet potato.