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Butternut Squash Cajun Fries

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"You'll love this yummy, salty, spicy, slightly sweet alternative to deep-fried French fries. Serve with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauce."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 52 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Blot any moisture from the butternut squash fries with paper towels, and place on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, black pepper, and Cajun seasoning.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned and tender, 15 to 20 minutes, turning once.

Footnotes

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  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 52 calories; 0.1 g fat; 13.5 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 65 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Hi. I am the recipe submitter. If you like butternut squash these fries are excellent and are ZERO Weight Watcher PPTS! Butternut squash has more moisture than potatoes. So here are a few ti...

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These "fries" came out very mushy and not at all crunchy. My oven temp may be to blame. The addition of the cajun spice was very tasty and I will use this combo in the future but won't make "fri...

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Hi. I am the recipe submitter. If you like butternut squash these fries are excellent and are ZERO Weight Watcher PPTS! Butternut squash has more moisture than potatoes. So here are a few ti...

Great new way to serve butternut! I did lightly spray the "fries" with cooking spray to make the seasoning adhere.

I mostly followed the cooking instructions, and cut thinner slices as I wanted a 'crispier' fry. I used PAM on a cookie sheet and laid the thin 'strips' out in rows. Sprinkled a no salt seasonin...

DELICIOUS!! A great word to sum up this recipe. I made this as written (making my cajun seasoning from this site "Cajun Spice Mix") and baked for about 25 minutes. The house smelled wonderful...

Spicy from the Cajun seasoning and sweet from the squash---great combination! These are much easier to make than the normal kind of shake and bake roasted vegetables! Thanks for the recipe!

Made them once and enjoyed a lot! Will definitely try again. A few tips though: 1) 1 lb of squash may sound like a lot...but after peeling it, seeding it, and cooking it...you're left with mayb...

These were fabulous! So easy (once you cut up that squash!) and so tasty. My entire family ate gobbled them up - and I have a husband and daughter that swear they don't like squash! Thanks fo...

Simple, easy, and delicious! Called them Superman Fries and my two 4-year-olds ate 'em up!

stunned how much I like these - and how different they are than any other squash recipe we've tried - we cut our squash more in cubes, which worked well too....... (actually, I usually clean, pe...