Caramelized Butternut Squash…An Easy Recipe From Sweet Basil

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Caramelized Butternut Squash

INGREDIENTS
2 medium butternut squash
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Cut off and discard the ends of each butternut squash. Peel the squash, cut them in half lengthwise, and remove the seeds. Cut the squash into 1 1/4 to 1 1/2-inch cubes and place them on a baking sheet. Click here for more helpful tips on squash. Add the melted butter, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. With clean hands, toss all the ingredients together and spread in a single layer on the baking sheet. Roast for 45 to 55 minutes, until the squash is tender and the glaze begins to caramelize. While roasting, turn the squash a few times with a spatula, to be sure it browns evenly. Season to taste and serve hot.

Enjoy!                          Matthew 11:28

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This blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Wonderful recipe from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook. Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/caramelized-butternut-squash-recipe.html?oc=linkback. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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