Harvest of the Month: Butternut Squash

Nothing says “Fall” like a bowl of warm Butternut Squash soup on a cloudy day, but this fruit is much more than just a soup staple. It is a great accompaniment to any meal – mashed, roasted, stir fried, the possibilities are endless!

Even more good news is that 1 cup of Butternut Squashhas double the vitamin C of a medium tomato, and has about 55 less calories, 10g less carbohydrates, and 4g more fiber per cooked cup than 1 cup of potatoes! Additionally Butternut Squash gives up a whopping 163% of our daily Vitamin A in just 1 cooked cup!

So with all this new found knowledge about the hidden benefits of this delicious Autumn food, what can you do with it? Well check out how I roasted mine!

still craving more butternut squash RECIPES?
Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta
Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna
Butternut Squash Fries

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