Roasted Butternut Squash Topped with Brussels Sprouts

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I want to first apologize for the picture quality. I made this recipe earlier this year (in January 2014- when I started blogging and taking photos). I was not good with angles and lighting. Though I am still amateur, I am better at this photographing business.

Enough of that! Back to the more important thing- Roasted Butternut Squash Topped with Brussels sprouts! I had forgotten all about this creation. I had it written in my recipe book but never typed it up. With spring on the way, I just knew I had to get this recipe out there. Butternut squash is really tasty. A pain in the you-know-what to chop but so worth it when you take the first bite. Some grocery stores and produce stores sell butternut squash, and other squashes, pre-cut. How exciting is that?!

Butternut Squash Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash, cubed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • ¼ tsp all spice
  • 1 garlic clove

Brussels sprouts Ingredients

  • 8-10 Brussels sprouts, shredded
  • 1 drizzle extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper

Instructions
1. Pre-heat the oven on 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. On a greased baking sheet (or parchment paper) add the butternut squash sprinkled with salt and pepper.
3. Bake for 30 minutes or until fork tender.
4. Mash with a fork, leaving some texture-if desired, then place in a baking dish.
5. Now add the Brussels sprouts on top. Broil for about 5 minutes, until golden.

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