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Baked Butternut Squash in casserole dish

Baked Butternut Squash

An easy recipe for sweet baked butternut squash with brown sugar, baked in the oven for a sweet vegetable side dish for a fall supper.
Course Vegetable
Cuisine American
Keyword butternut, few ingredient, side dish, thanksgiving, vegetable, yellow squash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 hours
Servings 4
Calories 161kcal


  • 1 butternut squash
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • cup brown sugar
  • pinch of salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 °.
  • Wash the exterior of the squash and pat dry. Even if you are going to only eat the interior, you always want to wash them to avoid contamination with a knife.
  • Cut off ends fo the squash. If desired, peel the squash with a potato peeler.
  • Cut squash in half and remove seeds.
  • Cut squash into cubes (about 1 - 1 ½") and place into a casserole dish or baking pan.
  • In a cup or bowl, mix butter and sugar together, then pour over cubes and toss to coat.
  • Bake in oven 20  minutes.  Stir squash and bake an additional 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and serve.


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 19950IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg