Honey Roasted Buttercup Squash

Try this honey roasted buttercup squash recipe
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Honey Roasted Buttercup Squash

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Try this delicious side dish: roasted buttercup squash.

Ingredients

  • small buttercup squash
  • 2  Tablespoons  butter
  • 4  Tablespoons  honey
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1  Teaspoon  thyme

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Arrange the squash on a baking sheet

Heat the butter in a small saucepan and add in honey, salt, pepper and thyme. Using a pastry brush, brush the squash with the mixture and roast for 40 minutes or until the squash are golden brown and tender.

Honey Shopping Tip

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Honey Cooking Tip

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.