Maple-Chili Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

Maple-Chili Roasted Butternut Squash is a delicious and flavorful side dish that combines the sweetness of maple syrup with the heat of chili powder. The butternut squash is roasted to perfection, resulting in a tender and caramelized texture. This dish is perfect for fall and winter gatherings, and pairs well with roasted meats or as a vegetarian main course. The combination of sweet and spicy flavors makes it a crowd-pleaser for all taste buds.

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Maple-Chili Roasted Butternut Squash

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Ingredients for Maple-Chili Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

  • 1/4 Medium Butternut Squash
  • 1/2 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • as needed Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Maple-chili Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.Peel and dice the butternut squash into 1-inch cubes.
  • STEP 3.In a large bowl, combine the diced butternut squash, maple syrup, olive oil, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Toss until the squash is evenly coated.
  • STEP 4.Spread the coated squash in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  • STEP 5.Roast in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the squash is tender and caramelized, stirring once halfway through.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh herbs, such as parsley or cilantro, if desired.
  • STEP 8.Serve as a side dish or as a main course with a salad or grains.
  • STEP 9.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cut the butternut squash into evenly sized cubes to ensure even cooking.
  • For extra heat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to the maple syrup mixture.
  • If you prefer a sweeter flavor, you can increase the amount of maple syrup.
  • To save time, you can buy pre-cut butternut squash from the grocery store.
  • For a vegan version, use a plant-based sweetener instead of maple syrup.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be reheated in the oven or microwave.
  • Serve the roasted butternut squash as a side dish with roasted meats, poultry, or fish.
  • It can also be served as a vegetarian main course with a side of grains or a salad.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs, such as parsley or cilantro, for added freshness and flavor.
calories per serving
2 g Fat< 1 g Protein16 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp