50+ Roast Butternut Squash
Pictures. Similar to pumpkins in taste and texture, the butternut squash is easier to roast and puree (mostly because it's smaller). Easy roasted butternut squash recipe with cinnamon, brown sugar and a little cayenne.
The solid flesh needs a dose of high heat to release the moisture from the cell walls that soften the vegetable, around 400°f (204°c). I make life easy for myself and buy it already cubed from whole foods. It has a sweet, nutty flavor.
Roasted butternut squash and crispy fried sage take it over the top.
In a large bowl, toss the butternut squash with the olive oil and sage and season with salt and pepper. Roasted butternut squash and crispy fried sage take it over the top. This risotto is also healthier than most, since it calls for brown rice instead of. Butternut squash has the texture of a roasted sweet potato but a bit softer.