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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    • Preheat oven to 350F.
    • If not already prepared, remove seeds from squash and cut into lengthwise quarters or into large cubes.
    • Place squash onto baking sheet that has been lightly coated with non-stick cooking spray.
    • 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.
    • Bake squash 30-40 minutes until tender.
    • 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
Sugars: 3 grams