Steamed Autumn Butternut Squash Recipe

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
15 Minutes

With lovely fall flavors, this vegetable side dish can be served with chicken, pork, turkey or beef.

Steamed Autumn Butternut Squash


• 2 cups cubed butternut squash
• 1/2 apple, peeled, cored and diced
• 2 tbsp torn fresh sage leaves
• 1 tbsp maple syrup
• 3 slices prosciutto, chopped
• 1 shallot, sliced
• 1/4 tsp salt and pepper
• Pinch each ground allspice and cinnamon


1.Toss together butternut squash, apple, sage, maple syrup, prosciutto, shallot, salt, pepper, allspice and cinnamon.

2.Add butternut squash to Microwavable Meal Prep Bag. Vacuum seal in bag as per FoodSaver® vacuum appliance guidelines. Freeze for up to 3 months.

3.When ready to cook, place bag printed side down or standing up in microwave oven. Microwave for 10 to 12 minutes. (While cooking, the bag may slowly inflate and deflate. A vent in the bag will allow steam to escape and a slight whistling sound may be heard.)

4.Wait for 30 to 60 seconds before opening carefully.

Tip:Drizzle with olive oil or top with a pat of butter before serving if desired.


Per 1/2 recipe
Calories 250
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 120mg
Iron 1.9mg
Potassium 810mg


✔ Good source of fibre

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