Baked Butternut Squash

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Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

As with acorn squash, I also bake butternut squash whole, then cut it in half, seed it, and serve. A squeeze of lime juice complements the sweet flavor and mealy texture of the squash.


  • 1 butternut squash, 2 to 3 pounds
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lime juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Scrub the squash, place it on a baking sheet, and prick it in a few places with a sharp knife. Bake until tender, about