How to cut and roast a butternut squash

Here's how I prepare butternut squash for simple recipes that don't require it to be too seasoned.

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Preheat the oven to 425 degrees

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees

Get a butternut squash

Get a butternut squash

Cut the top off

Cut the top off

Then cut off the bottom

Then cut off the bottom

Hold the squash upright and cut off all the skin

Hold the squash upright and cut off all the skin

Some people find it easier to use a traditional peeler, whatever works best for you!

Some people find it easier to use a traditional peeler, whatever works best for you!

Cut the squash in half

Cut the squash in half

Using a spoon remove all the seeds

Using a spoon remove all the seeds

Slice each half into sections that are 1/4 inch tall

Slice each half into sections that are 1/4 inch tall

Then slice each section into 1/4 inch strips

Then slice each section into 1/4 inch strips

Cut the strips into 1/4 inch pieces

Cut the strips into 1/4 inch pieces

Toss the squash in a bowl and add a few tablespoons of olive oil. Don't forget to add some salt and pepper.

Toss the squash in a bowl and add a few tablespoons of olive oil. Don't forget to add some salt and pepper.

Spread the squash on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 20-25 minutes. Every 10 minutes stir and rotate the pan. They will be slightly darker and soft to the bite when done.

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