Baked Butternut Squash with Apples and Maple Syrup

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

I got this recipe years ago from Bon Appetit. Perfect for the fall season.

Top Review by PalatablePastime

This was absolutely wonderful tasting with a mild maple flavor. It would certainly be a great dish for Thanksgiving as it enough to feed a crowd! It was a bit heavy on the currants and a little light on the apples, but otherwise great harvest comfort food. Thanks, NurseDi!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook squash in a large pot of boiling salted water until almost tender; about 3 minutes.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Combine squash, apples and currants in a 13x9 inch casserole dish.
  4. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  5. In a saucepan, combine maple syrup, butter, and lemon juice.
  6. Whisk over low heat until butter melts.
  7. Pour syrup over squash mixture and toss to coat.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour or until squash and apples are very tender; stir occasionally.
  9. Cool 5 minutes and serve.

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