Steamed Butternut Squash

Steamed butternut squash is a nutritious and flavorful side dish that is easy to prepare and pairs well with a variety of main courses. This vibrant vegetable is rich in vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, making it a great addition to a balanced diet. In this article, we’ll walk you through a simple recipe for steamed butternut squash that preserves its natural sweetness and tender texture, ensuring a delightful culinary experience.


one medium-sized butternut squash
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
a pat of butter or a drizzle of olive oil
a sprinkle of herbs (such as thyme or rosemary) for added flavor


In a big pot with a steamer basket attached, bring one inch of water to a boil.

Insert squash. About 15 minutes of very gentle steaming is needed.

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