Cook Butternut Squash with Garlic

Butternut squash is easy to grow and easy to cook. Here you can see my butternut squash leaves and blooms happily in a large pot. It remains healthy and yielded many squashes in a short period of time.
If you ever wonder how to cook butternut squash, it is simply delicious just by adding garlic and parsley, see instructions below.

Some of Butternut's noted nutritional Values are: Low in fat, loads of dietary fiber and potassium. It is a heart-friendly choice.

* 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 2 garlic cloves, minced
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon pepper
* 3 1/2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

In a large skillet, combine the oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook until garlic is brown, add squash and toss to until tender. Add parsley. Don't over cook but use the cover to keep heat in the last five minutes.

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  1. Good idea to grow them in pots, they look very healthy in the photos.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  2. The squash blooms are so pretty and delicious. Your recipe sounds good, I'm going to make a copy. I tried raising squash last summer but had no luck.

    1. I REALLY ENJOY ANY kind of squash! seems I have a green thumb. I would love to see how much you charge to order some. I too grow anything I can in a pot. works great. thank you.

  3. I didn't know you could grow squash in a pot! That green and flowers look healthy!

  4. I like every kind of squash, winte and summer...and garlic and onions make them even tastier!!!

  5. I love the reminder of summer! Your squash looks so happy! The recipe sounds interesting, but first I have to get over my mother's training that squash is always served mashed...

  6. I planted squash last year but something ate them. I love them. Lovely photos.


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