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Parmesan Butternut Squash

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

8 servings

Butternut squash sprinkled with Parmesan and bread crumbs makes a superb side dish we love to share. Using the microwave cuts down on long roasting time. —Jackie O'Callaghan, West Lafayette, Indiana
Parmesan Butternut Squash Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash (about 3 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Place squash and water in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, covered, on high 15-17 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. Preheat broiler. Transfer squash to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Toss bread crumbs with cheese, salt and pepper; sprinkle over squash. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 1-2 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 112 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.

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