Photograph of the healthy chili roasted butternut squash recipe


If you’re not a fan of spicy foods, just leave out the chilies.

Spicy roasted butternut squash

35 minutes
4 servings
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Roasting the squash concentrates and sweetens the flavor of this delicious side dish.
  • Ingredients
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Cooking spray*
1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into " pieces, or 1 (12-oz.) container pre-cut butternut squash, cut into 1” pieces
1–2 red chile peppers, seeded and minced
1 garlic clove, minced
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
*Up to 10 short sprays of any cooking spray are Free. After that, count ½ Syn for every additional 5 sprays.


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray a large, rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray*.
  2. Put the squash into the prepared pan and season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with the chili peppers, garlic and rosemary sprigs, broken into small pieces.
  3. Roast for 20–25 minutes, turning several times, or until just tender and browned in spots. Serve hot.