This simple recipe for Roasted Winter Squash with Brown Butter and Sage is a quick side dish that you can prepare in just 30 minutes. It’s a great way to utilize in season produce and celebrate Fall’s flavor.
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Roasted Winter Squash

This simple recipe for Roasted Winter Squash with Brown Butter and Sage is a quick side dish that you can prepare in just 30 minutes. It’s a great way to utilize in season produce and celebrate Fall’s flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 to 8 people
Calories: 126kcal
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds assorted winter squash (about 3 small ones)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves
  • 1 ounce unsalted butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Scrub the squash, remove top and bottom, and cut into 1/2” slices. Remove seeds with a spoon.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss the squash with olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste. Get in there with your hands and make sure all the slices are coated with oil and seasoning.
  • Transfer to a foil-lined baking sheet and roast in the oven for 20 - 25 minutes until fork tender.
  • Flip the slices and rotate baking sheet halfway through to get even browning.
  • Meanwhile, rinse the sage leaves and dry thoroughly.
  • Heat butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until the bubble subsides, at this point butter will start to brown.
  • Immediately add sage leaves to the hot butter and fry for 10-15 seconds until crispy and nutty. Turn off the heat.
  • Drizzle brown butter with crispy sage leaves all over roasted squash, toss as needed and transfer to a serving platter.

Notes

Adapted from Williams-sonoma.com

Nutrition

Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 546mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 16270IU | Vitamin C: 32.2mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1.4mg