Roasted Butternut Squash with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Butternut Squash with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Westside Market NYC

Roasted Butternut Squash with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Here's a simple and flavorful side dish featuring butternut squash. Toasted pumpkin seeds lend a nutty, rich flavor and a distinct crunch to the squash, and dried cranberries add a little zing and sweetness. Serve this as an accompaniment to roasted meats, chicken, or fish.

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Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

In a medium-sized bowl, toss the butternut squash with the salt, cloves, nutmeg, and ¼ cup of the olive oil.

Place the butternut squash on a 9-by-8-inch baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, then remove from the oven and let cool at room temperature.

Meanwhile, bring the water to a boil in a large pot and prepare an ice bath. Poach the kale for 3-4 minutes. Transfer to the ice bath, drain, and set aside. Heat the remaining olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté the onion for about 5 minutes and add the cranberries. Sauté for 2 minutes and add the pumpkin seeds; cook for 1 minute.

Transfer everything to a bowl, mix well, and serve. 


Calories per serving:

515 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 36g 55%
  • Carbs 49g 16%
  • Saturated 5g 27%
  • Fiber 9g 36%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 17g
  • Monounsaturated 22g
  • Polyunsaturated 6g
  • Protein 9g 18%
  • Sodium 1,798mg 75%
  • Calcium 222mg 22%
  • Magnesium 194mg 48%
  • Potassium 1,219mg 35%
  • Iron 4mg 22%
  • Zinc 2mg 13%
  • Phosphorus 306mg 44%
  • Vitamin A 1,458µg 162%
  • Vitamin C 110mg 184%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 21%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 9%
  • Niacin (B3) 4mg 20%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 27%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 147µg 37%
  • Vitamin E 8mg 41%
  • Vitamin K 375µg 469%
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