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Butternut squash, goat cheese, and pomegranate are served for a holiday recipe.
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Roasted Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese is a simple recipe that packs in tons of flavor! Serve this easy and healthy side dish for holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, or whip it up for a weeknight meal.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 246 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash about 2 pounds
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¾ cup walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp. rosemary fresh, finely chopped
  • 2 oz. goat cheese crumbled
  • ¼ - ½ cup Pomegranate seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel and cut butternut squash into 1 - 1 ½ inch chunks. You should end up with about 5 cups.
  3. Add oil, honey, salt, and pepper to a large bowl. Whisk to combine. Add cubed squash and toss until well coated.
  4. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and place coated squash in a single layer.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 25 minutes. Sprinkle chopped nuts evenly over the squash and continue roasting for another 5-10 minutes, or until the nuts become fragrant.
  6. Let squash cool slightly before adding to a large serving bowl. Toss with chopped rosemary, crumbled goat cheese, and Pomegranate seeds. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • To Store: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3-5 days.
  • To Freeze: The completed recipe does not freeze well, however both the pomegranate arils and the butternut squash can be frozen.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Butternut Squash with Goat Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 246 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 360mg16%
Potassium 540mg15%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 13428IU269%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.