Savory Butternut Squash with Garlic & Parmesan

closeup view of savory butternut squash topped with parmesan cheese

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Learn how to make this savory butternut squash with Parmesan cheese for a simple and delicious side dish that’s easy to prepare. 


  • 1 lb butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the squash cubes with the garlic, melted butter, salt, pepper, and parsley. Transfer to a baking sheet and spread out the cubes in a single even layer. 
  3. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast for 40 minutes or until the surface becomes light brown and the flesh is tender and soft. Turn off the heat and remove from the oven. 
  4. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top and place the baking sheet of squash back into the oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts. Serve immediately. 



Keywords: roasted butternut squash, savory roasted butternut squash