Recipes and Cooking Baked Butternut Squash with Thyme 4.1 (9) 1 Review Simple butternut squash recipes don't get much better than this. This baked butternut squash has no frills, just butter, salt, and thyme, so the squash can really shine. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 1, 2010 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Dana Gallagher Prep Time: 10 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon butter 2 butternut squash (2 lbs. each), halved lengthwise and seeded ½ teaspoon coarse salt 3 - 5 sprigs fresh thyme Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil a large shallow baking pan. Place squash, cut side up, in pan. Place 1 Tbsp. of butter in each squash half. Sprinkle with salt and top with thyme sprigs. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Slice squash into individual servings or scoop out flesh from squash into bowl (discard skin and thyme sprigs). Makes 8 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 137 Calories 6g Fat 22g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 137 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 15mg 5% Sodium 249mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Total Sugars 4g Protein 2g Vitamin C 39.6mg 198% Calcium 90.9mg 7% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 674mg 14% Folate, total 52.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *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.