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Friday, December 08 2017

Whether it's a weeknight dinner or you're prepping for the holidays, you can't go wrong with this simple side dish at the table. Just add a sprinkle of salt and thyme, and let the butternut squash shine.


2 - tablespoons butter
2 - butternut squash (2 lbs. each), halved lengthwise and seeded
1/2 - teaspoon coarse salt
3 - 5 - sprigs fresh thyme


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.
NUTRITION FACTS (Baked Butternut Squash with Thyme)

Per serving: 137 kcal , 6 g fat (4 g sat. fat , 0 g polyunsaturated fat , 2 g monounsaturated fat ), 15 mg chol. , 249 mg sodium , 22 g carb. , 4 g fiber , 4 g sugar , 2 g pro.

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