Crispy Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash


Salt, pepper, parmesan, and your choice of spice lend butternut squash a boost of flavor in this simple side dish.

Crispy Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Roast Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
2 cups


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 1.5-1.75 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4-inch pieces*

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme, sage, or basil, crushed


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat a 15x10-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Place squash in prepared pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat.

  2. Roast 15 minutes. Stir squash; roast 5 minutes more. Stir in cheese and thyme. Roast 5 minutes or until squash is tender.


To save time, use packages of pre-cut fresh butternut squash.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

154 Calories
9g Fat
18g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 154
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 267mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 25.5mg 128%
Calcium 128mg 10%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 517mg 11%
Folate, total 33.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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