Caramelized Butternut Squash


- 1 medium butternut squash,

· 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

· 2 tablespoons brown sugar

· 1 teaspoon cinnamon

· 1 teaspoon salt

· ¼ teaspoon pepper


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Peel squash using vegetable peeler. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Chop into cubes and place on baking sheet.

3. Mix butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour over squash and mix.

4. Bake 25-30 minutes, flipping squash halfway through, until soft and caramelized.

5. Alternatively, this recipe can be made in a slow cooker. Add all ingredients and cook on low 6-8 hours or high 2-4 hours.