Baked Butternut Squash with Garlic and Cheese


Garlic complements the sweetness of the butternut squash very well. This is a great side or vegetarian main dish from the oven. If you cut the squash into small pieces, it will cut down on the cooking time as well.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 pounds butternut squash, peeled and diced

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Combine olive oil, parsley, herbes de Provence, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add butternut squash pieces and toss to coat. Place in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until squash is soft, about 15 minutes. Turn squash pieces and bake 10 more minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake until golden brown, 15 to 25 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
9g Fat
41g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 673mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 75mg 374%
Calcium 227mg 17%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1228mg 26%

* 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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