Butternut Squash Bake


This savory side or vegetarian main dish is made with butternut squash and accented with fresh thyme and blue cheese.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 (4 pound) butternut squash - peeled, seeded, and cubed

  • 6 ounces crumbled blue cheese

  • 3/4 cup Italian bread crumbs

  • yellow onion, minced

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme

  • sea salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Toss squash, blue cheese, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, onion, olive oil, and thyme in a large mixing bowl. Season with sea salt and pepper. Pour mixture into a large baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup bread crumbs.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until top is lightly browned, 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

379 Calories
19g Fat
47g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 379
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 560mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 65mg 326%
Calcium 324mg 25%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 1186mg 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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