by Olena

Honey Garlic Butternut Squash

by Olena

Honey Garlic Butternut Squash Recipe roasted on a skillet in 15 minutes and served with toasted nuts and soft goat cheese. Easy, tasty and healthy!

Honey Garlic Butternut Squash Recipe roasted on a skillet in 15 minutes and served with toasted nuts and soft goat cheese. Easy, tasty and healthy!

Once my mom asked what she could help with in the kitchen. I said “Please peel and cut the squash”. By the time she was chopping it I have heard many complaints and the last one was “That is exactly why squash is so cheap!”. And that is exactly why I have barely any squash recipes on iFOODreal – I was simply never offered it. But I’m a big girl now who can decide what she eats. Ha! And I’m buying squash of all shapes and colours because it is full of vitamins A and C, fiber, potassium, folate etc. And because it is delicious!

I seriously cannot stop eating this firm, sweet with a hint of garlic, loaded with toasted nuts and local creamy goat cheese drops honey butternut squash. So, butternut squash has really grown on me. Do you have any favourite butternut squash recipes? I need ideas.:)

I have been buying that frozen squash at Costco almost every time and making my slow cooker butternut squash soup. Kids love it and is the only form of butternut squash they will eat.

How to Make Honey Garlic Butternut Squash

  1. Preheat large non-stick skillet on low heat and add nuts. Toast until golden brown and fragrant, stirring frequently to avoid burning. Transfer to a small bowl. Honey Garlic Butternut Squash Recipe roasted on a skillet in 15 minutes and served with toasted nuts and soft goat cheese. Easy, tasty and healthy!
  2. Return skillet to low-medium heat and swirl oil to coat. Add squash and sprinkle with salt and pepper; stir. Cover and cook for about 15-17 minutes or until medium firm, stirring occasionally. Honey Garlic Butternut Squash Recipe roasted on a skillet in 15 minutes and served with toasted nuts and soft goat cheese. Easy, tasty and healthy!
  3. Add honey, garlic and nuts; gently stir and cook for a few more minutes. Place drops of goat cheese on top and serve hot. Honey Garlic Butternut Squash Recipe roasted on a skillet in 15 minutes and served with toasted nuts and soft goat cheese. Easy, tasty and healthy!
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Honey Garlic Butternut Squash

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Honey Garlic Butternut Squash Recipe roasted on a skillet in 15 minutes and served with toasted nuts and soft goat cheese. Easy, tasty and healthy!

  • Author: ifoodreal.com
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs butternut squash, peeled & cubed
  • 1 cup any nuts (pecans, pine nuts, almonds, walnuts)
  • 2 tbsp coconut or avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 oz goat cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat large non-stick skillet on low heat and add nuts. Toast until golden brown and fragrant, stirring frequently to avoid burning. Transfer to a small bowl.
  2. Return skillet to low-medium heat and swirl oil to coat. Add squash and sprinkle with salt and pepper; stir. Cover and cook for about 15-17 minutes or until medium firm, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add honey, garlic and nuts; gently stir and cook for a few more minutes. Place drops of goat cheese on top and serve hot.

Store: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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Hi, I’m Olena and this is my healthy family recipes blog. Originally from Ukraine, I now live on magic Vancouver Island in British Columbia. I’m here to help you with “What’s for dinner?”.

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