Baked Squash with Herb Butter

Posted on October 16, 2012 by the farm crew


Baked Squash with Herb Butter
Recipe type: Side dish
Serves: 6

  • 1 large butternut squash
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ¼ c butter
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

  1. Treat shallow baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Halve squash and scoop out seeds and strings; brush cut sides with olive oil. Arrange squash halves, cut side down, in dish; cover with foil.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees 1 hour, or until soft when pierced with a fork or knife.
  3. In saucepan, melt butter; stir in herbs and cheese until well blended.
  4. Scoop flesh from squash and place in serving bowl. Drizzle squash with butterherb mixture, or serve butter on side. Serve hot.