Bacon & Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Bacon & Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Servings: 4
Author: No Thyme to Cook

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash peeled & diced
  • olive oil
  • Kosher salt & freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 lb. applewood smoked bacon diced
  • 1/4 C. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. bourbon (optional)
  • parsley minced, for garnish

Instructions

  • Place sheet in pan and preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl, toss the butternut squash with olive oil, salt & pepper.
  • Spread out on the hot sheet pan and roast until fork tender - about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a saute pan over medium heat until it is crispy.
  • Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  • Place the roasted squash in a casserole dish. Top with bacon.
  • Mix together the maple syrup and bourbon (if using) and pour over squash.
  • Garnish with parsley & serve.