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caramelized butternut squash gems


i recently discovered how wonderful butternut squash fries are. so i have been experimenting with different recipes and really like this one that i created. i really enjoy this recipe creation and am pleased with the lower fat and calorie content. hope you enjoy these little gems of deliciousness as much as i do!


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  1. Preheat the oven to 450f
  2. Peel squash
  3. Cut in half lengthwise and remove the seeds
  4. Cut the squash into 1" to 1 1 / 2" cubes
  5. And place in a bowl
  6. Drizzle olive oil over the chunks and toss them around with your hands to evenly distribute the oil
  7. Mix brown sugar
  8. Salt and pepper together and sprinkle it over the squash pieces
  9. Toss around again to evenly distribute the seasoning
  10. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and spread squash in a single layer
  11. Roast for 40-45 minutes
  12. Until the squash is tender and the glaze begins to caramelize
  13. Turning a few times to ensure even browning
  14. Serve

Step 9

Total Time in Minute 45

Ingredients Count 5

cooking caramelized butternut squash gems

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Butternut squash

Olive oil

Brown sugar

Kosher salt

Fresh ground black pepper

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