Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut Squash Fries

Recipe by GenevaWatsonCourse: Appetizers, SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 medium butternut squash, skin and seeds removed; cut into 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch sticks

  • 2-3 tbsp. cornstarch

  • 2-3 tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 tsp dried herbs of your choice

  • salt to taste

  • finely chopped parsley thyme, rosemary, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Pat dry squash sticks with a paper towel. Add 1 lb. of sticks to a large plastic or ziploc bag. Add in 1 tbsp. cornstarch. Seal and shake several times until squash sticks are evenly coated.
  • Remove from bag and place into a large strainer or colander. Shake off any excess cornstarch. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  • Place squash sticks into a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil for every 1 lb. of squash. Sprinkle with 2 tsp of dried herbs. Toss until evenly coated.
  • Arrange squash sticks, in a single layer, onto baking sheets, making sure not to overlap any.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes. Flip over and bake for 10-15 minutes more, or until edges darken and surface of squash fries crisp up.
  • Remove from oven and let it cool until slightly. Season with salt and garnish with fresh herbs.
  • Serve with a favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

0 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories166
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 13g 20%
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
  • Sodium 5.3mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 19.4g 7%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
    • Sugars 2.5g
  • Protein 1.2g 3%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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