Roasted Butternut Squash with Bacon

Roasted Butternut Squash w Bacon

This roasted butternut squash with bacon recipe is a simple Fall side dish, made with just 5 ingredients (butternut squash, bacon, dried cranberries, maple syrup, and pecans). It’s slightly sweet and savory. The savory flavor of the cooked bacon blends perfectly with the butternut squash and the sweetness of the cranberries and maple syrup.

Roasted Butternut Squash w Bacon

This side dish is perfect for a holiday like Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years Eve. Last year when I made it for a family gathering, everyone enjoyed it and they wanted to know the recipe. If you are looking for a delicious side dish to bring to a family get-together that is a little bit different, you will love this one.

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Roasted Butternut Squash w Bacon

This roasted butternut squash with bacon recipe is also very easy to make. The hardest part is peeling the butternut squash, dicing it and roasting it in the oven. After it’s the butternut squash is roasted, just add the toppings, and you have an impressive and delicious side dish.

Hope you enjoy it!

Roasted Butternut Squash w Bacon

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Roasted Butternut Squash w Bacon
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Bacon
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 234 kcal
Author: Neli @ Delicious Meets Healthy
Ingredients
  • 2 medium butternut squashes peeled and cubed
  • 6 slices of cooked bacon chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Spread cubed butternut squash on 2 foil-lined baking sheets. Drizzle some olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and stir the squash. Bake in a preheated 400 F oven for about 30 minutes, or until squash is tender when pierced with a fork. Halfway through, stir and turn butternut squash so it doesn't burn.

  2. When done, place in a large casserole dish, sprinkle with some cranberries, chopped pecans, and bacon, and stir. Drizzle with some maple syrup, and serve warm. 

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Butternut Squash with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.8g 21%
Saturated Fat 3.4g 17%
Cholesterol 14.4mg 5%
Sodium 150.4mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 26.3g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
Sugars 12.4g
Protein 4.4g 9%
Vitamin A 74%
Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 7%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Roasted Butternut Squash w Bacon

This roasted butternut squash with bacon recipe is a simple Fall side dish, made with 5 ingredients. It's a delicious dish perfect for family gatherings.