Baked Butternut Squash Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Enjoy the flavors of Autumn with this easy to prepare dish for baked butternut squash. This is also a great side dish for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner.

Recipe Yield: 12


  • 2 large butternut squash, about 5 pounds
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon or allspice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • Spray oil, as needed to lightly coat baking sheet


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  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. If not already prepared, remove seeds from squash and cut into lengthwise quarters or into large cubes.
  3. Place squash onto baking sheet that has been lightly coated with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together cinnamon or allspice, salt and pepper. Mist squash with water or cooking spray and dust each with mixed spices.
  5. Bake squash 30-40 minutes until tender.
  6. Serve one wedge or 1/2 cup(4 ounces) cubed squash.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 60
Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 150 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 16 grams

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