Butternut Squash Fries

A rich source of beta-carotene (the color of the flesh is a good indicator), vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium, butternut squash is also high in fiber.

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  • Servings: 4
Butternut Squash Fries

Source: Everyday Food, October 2004


  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare butternut squash; cut into 1/2-inch-wide sticks. On a baking sheet, combine squash with olive oil and cumin; season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat, and spread squash in a single layer. Roast until fork-tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  2. Sprinkle with lime juice and cilantro.


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