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Butternut Squash with Sage


This warm and comforting dish is the epitome of fall flavors.

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  • Servings: 4

Photography: Clive Streeter

Source: Everyday Food, November 2003


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage (or 1/2 teaspoon dried)


  1. Melt butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add butternut squash. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, tossing frequently, until squash is lightly browned, 5 to 6 minutes.

  2. Add 1/4 cup water, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover, and cook until squash is fork-tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Toss with sage.

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  • fringe1
    7 FEB, 2013
    I made this recipe last night. It was delicious and my husband really liked it too. I will make it again.
  • MaryLouiseB
    8 OCT, 2011
    So delicious & easy!!! This will be added to my favorites!!!
  • clene
    19 SEP, 2010
    this recipie looks absolutely scrumptios!
  • krisx2
    9 NOV, 2007
    Effortless and tasty!