maple bacon butternut squash recipe! The most delicious way to roast butternut squash for fall! This would make a great side dish at Thanksgiving! via firsthomelovelife.com
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Maple Bacon Butternut Squash

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 butternut squash
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 pieces thick cut applewood bacon
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut squash in half and scoop seeds and pulp out with a spoon. Set on baking sheet, skin side down.
  • In a skillet, fry up bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon and set aside. Add butter into the bacon grease until melted. Add in fresh chopped sage and stir around for a minute. Remove from heat.
  • Pour the butter mixture over squash halves, Let it pool in the hole. Use a basting brush to evenly coat squash.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake squash in the oven for 50 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Chop up the bacon and sprinkle on top. Serve hot-room temp.