Garlic Parmesan Butternut Squash


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Garlic Parmesan Butternut Squash

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Butternut squash are sweet, moist and nutty. Enhance their natural flavor by cooking them with garlic, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. It's the perfect side dish for a fall meal.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 6
1 (3 - 3-1/2 lbs.) butternut squash
3 clove(s) garlic, crushed
1 fresh thyme sprig, plus additional for garnish
3 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
½ c. Soirée grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. Hy-Vee Italian seasoning
½ tsp. coarsely ground Hy-Vee sea salt
½ tsp. coarsely ground Hy-Vee black pepper, plus additional for garnish
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Things To Grab

  • Large rimmed baking pan
  • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
  • Baking pan
  • Small bowl


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly spray a large rimmed baking pan with nonstick spray; set aside.

  2. Cut stem end from butternut squash; peel squash. Cut 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices from the neck of the squash. Cut the rounded base of the squash lengthwise in half; remove and discard seeds. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

  3. Place squash slices in a single layer in the prepared baking pan. Toss with crushed garlic cloves and 1 thyme sprig.

  4. Stir together melted butter and olive oil; drizzle over squash. Stir together Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a small bowl; sprinkle on top of squash. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes or until fork-tender. Remove from oven and drizzle with lemon juice.

  5. To serve, transfer squash to a serving platter. Garnish with additional black pepper and thyme, if desired.

Nutrition facts


240 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 23mg
  • Sodium: 335mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 6g

Daily Values

Iron 10%
Calcium 17%
Vitamin D 2%
Potassium 19%