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A serving bowl full of butternut squash that has been baked in the oven for a healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipe.
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Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Cubes

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash is cut into cubes and then tossed in a delicious maple-herb sauce and baked in the oven.  This easy roasted butternut squash recipe is a quick, healthy, vegan and Paleo recipe for the Fall and Winter seasons.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 128 kcal
Author London


  • 2 lbs. butternut squash peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup* pure
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. thyme* fresh, finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Whisk together oil, maple syrup, crushed garlic, salt, and thyme in a small bowl.
  3. Combine maple mixture and butternut squash in a large bowl or Ziploc bag. Toss until the squash is well coated.
  4. Spread squash cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, flipping halfway through, or until edges of the squash begin to caramelize.
  6. Serve squash with additional fresh herbs, if desired, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Can also use honey or agave nectar in place of the maple syrup for a slightly different taste.
  • Feel free to substitute fresh thyme with dried thyme, fresh rosemary, or tarragon.
Nutrition Facts
Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Cubes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 325mg14%
Potassium 553mg16%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 16150IU323%
Vitamin C 35mg42%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.