Roasted Butternut Squash with Onions, Spinach, and Craisins®

Roasted Butternut Squash with Onions, Spinach, and Craisins®

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Marcia 4

"A delicious deviation from the typical squash preparation, this recipe has kind of a nutty flavor with or without the nuts. Good as-is, but of course each person can salt and pepper their own serving to taste. The leftovers are good served as a cold salad if you don't like the cooked spinach that results from re-heating. Almonds and walnuts can be used in addition to or instead of the pecans."

Ingredients 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 198 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 19 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. Slice butternut squash cross-wise into 1-inch slices; peel and clean each slice, removing and discarding seeds and stringy pulp from the center. Cut cleaned slices into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Toss squash cubes, onion, and olive oil together in a bowl until coated; transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Roast in the preheated oven until squash is tender and starting to brown, 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Toss squash mixture, spinach, dried cranberries, and pecans together in a serving bowl and serve warm.
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Christina
9/9/2014

Very good! I had some leftover butternut squash, so they weren't exactly the size specified, so they cooked a bit faster, but that was fine. I also added a bit of garlic powder, salt and pepper, and those were great additions. I didn't have any pecans this time, but I can't wait to try this w/ them added. Sweet, tart and savory...a great combination! Thanks for sharing. :)

Nicki's mom
12/15/2013

Just saw this today, I've been making this recipe for months after having it at a local deli vegetarian bar. I love it! Thanks for putting the recipe out there....

MomSal
10/5/2014

Looking for ways to use squash recently, I came across this recipe once again. I served it for the first time last holiday season with prime rib and a wild rice side, and the meal earned high marks. I added extra spinach, a favorite food of my family, and seasoned lightly with salt and pepper. It was an easily prepared, quick cooking, beautiful side dish. Always weight watching, this is a great light addition to any meal, and most importantly, it is delicious.