Tired of the same old side dishes at your holiday gatherings? Mix things up with this sweet squash side dish that will please all your guests.
Makes six 1/2 cup servings
- 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes for about 3 cups
- 1/2 onion, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1-2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons dried oregano
- 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, chopped
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, toss the cubed butternut squash together with the onions, garlic, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, dark brown sugar and dried oregano.
Place the vegetables in a roasting pan or on a sheet pan in a single layer. Roast for 30 – 45 minutes until the squash is tender. Stir periodically during roasting to ensure even cooking.
Toss with chopped fresh parsley and salt. Serve warm or cold.