Butternut Squash with Onions and Pecans

Butternut Squash with Onions and Pecans

106 Reviews 6 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Christine L.
Recipe by  Christine L.

“A new twist on a squash dish! The vegetables can be made 4 hours ahead; just reheat, stir in the pecans, and serve.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

  1. Place pecans on an ungreased baking sheet. Toast at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in a large, heavy skillet over low heat; add onion, and saute until very tender, about 15 minutes. Stir in squash, and cover. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender but still holds its shape, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in half the pecans and half the parsley. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining pecans and parsley to serve.

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Reviews (106)

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THE MEXICAN
111

THE MEXICAN

I have never cooked a squash in my life and halfway through trying to chop through the darned thing without losing a finger I decided that this was one recipe that I'd never make again. Its just not worth losing a limb over, you know? But after the dust had settled and I had my first bite of this amazing concoction, I had to change my mind. THIS IS DEFINITELY WORTH LOSING A FINGER. Maybe even two. This was absolutely delicious! I highly recommend following the recipe and using toasted pecans, fresh parsley, and butter - you won't regret it. Thank you, Christine L.!!!!

SEDONAWEAVER
80

SEDONAWEAVER

This was a great recipe. I have only tasted "sweet" squash recipes before, and didn't really like them. I cut the butternut in half and put a little butter, olive oil, and s&p on and baked at 400 for about 30 minutes. This made it very easy to peel and cube. Then added to the onions etc. and just sauteed til totally tender. Delicious.

DINKYPIE
50

DINKYPIE

This recipe was very easy and amazing. I added a little bit of ground ginger and ground coriander to the butter before cooking the onions. Also, I recommend serving this with freshly grated cheese on top. I used asiago and parmesan.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 198 cal
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs
  • 18.7 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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