Recipes and Cooking Honey-Roasted Air-Fryer Butternut Squash This air-fryer butternut squash is coated in a warm-spiced olive oil and honey mixture before "fried" to perfection. Topped with dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, and crumbled Gorgonzola, this is one easy holiday side everyone will love. By Sarah Brekke, MS Sarah Brekke, MS Sarah Brekke is a culinary specialist with the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen. Her work includes recipe testing and development, food styling, and the creation of food video content. Her work expands across many of the Dotdash Meredith food brands including Magnolia Journal, Allrecipes, and various special interest publications. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in culinary science from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in food science from Kansas State University. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 23, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Cook Time: 15 mins Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 3 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 2 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1.75 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (5 cups) 2 tablespoon dried cranberries 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted* 2 tablespoon crumbled Gorgonzola cheese Directions Coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray. Preheat air fryer at 400°F. In a medium bowl whisk together next five ingredients (through nutmeg). Add squash; toss to coat. Working in batches, if needed, arrange squash cubes in a single layer in air-fryer basket. Cook 15 to 18 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring twice. Transfer squash to a serving bowl; top with dried cranberries, walnuts, and cheese. Drizzle with additional honey, if you like. Toasting nuts Toast the walnuts in the air fryer at 400°F for 3 minutes. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 130 Calories 5g Fat 22g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 130 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 243mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Total Sugars 10g Protein 2g Vitamin C 24.6mg 123% Calcium 78mg 6% Iron 1mg 6% Potassium 427mg 9% Folate, total 34.1mcg 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.