Recipes for Recovery: Roasted Butternut Squash

Excellent source of vitamin A from butternut squash. Vitamin A may promote vision, immune function, bone health and cell integrity. For those in recovery, its vitamin B6 is essential for proper functioning of the nervous and immune system. One cup of this delightful member of the gourd family provides nearly half the recommended daily dose of antioxidant-rich vitamin C.

Makes 6 serving(s)


1 small butternut squash (about 1 pound), peeled, seeded and cubed into 1/2” pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ teaspoon salt


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a baking dish or pan, add the squash, oil, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Toss well.
2. Roast for 20 minutes, or until the squash is tender.


Calories 73
Total fat 4g
Protein 1g
Saturated fat 1g
Carbohydrates 11g
Sodium 151mg
Fiber 2g

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