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4 Quick and Easy Butternut Squash Recipes

Make the most of this sweet vegetable with four simple recipe ideas.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad 
On a baking sheet, toss cut-up squash with olive oil, salt, and pepper and roast at 400° F until tender. Toss with greens (such as spinach, arugula, or escarole), chopped roasted almonds, and your favorite vinaigrette.

Butternut Squash Puree 
Steam cut-up squash until tender. Puree with sour cream and butter until smooth. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and chopped chives.

Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash 
On a baking sheet, toss cut-up squash with melted butter, brown sugar, rosemary sprigs, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Bake at 375° F until tender. Sprinkle with chopped toasted pecans.

Sautéed Butternut Squash With Feta 
Sauté cut-up squash and chopped garlic in olive oil until golden. Add ½ inch of water, cover, and cook until the squash is tender. Sprinkle with sliced scallions and crumbled Feta.

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