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Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Butternut squash is a versatile and delicious vegetable that can be enjoyed in many different ways. One of our favorite ways to prepare butternut squash is to roast it. Roasting brings out the sweetness of the squash and gives it a slightly crispy texture. This recipe for spicy roasted butternut squash uses Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce to add a bit of heat and flavor.

Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce is a unique and flavorful sauce that is made with a blend of chili peppers, lemon juice, and spices. It is the perfect way to add a touch of heat to any dish.

This recipe for Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce is simple to make, and it is always a hit with my family and friends.

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Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

How to buy butternut squash

Here are some tips on how to buy butternut squash:

  • Choose a squash that is firm and has a smooth, matte skin. Avoid soft squash that has blemishes or is cracked.
  • The squash should feel heavy for its size. This is a sign that it is fresh and has a good water content.
  • The stem of the squash should be dry and brown. A green stem is a sign that the squash is not ripe.
  • The squash should be symmetrical and have a uniform shape. This will make it easier to peel, seed, and cut.

Once you have chosen a butternut squash, you can store it in a cool, dark place for up to two weeks. If you need to store it for longer, you can freeze it for up to six months.

Here are some additional tips for buying butternut squash:

  • Buy butternut squash in season. Butternut squash is in season from fall to winter, so it will be freshest and most affordable during this time of year.
  • Buy butternut squash from a local farmer’s market or grocery store. This is the best way to ensure that you are getting a fresh, high-quality squash.
  • Inspect the squash before you buy it. Look for any signs of damage or blemishes.
  • Ask the seller for recommendations. If you are not sure which squash to choose, ask the seller for their recommendation.

To make Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce, you need the following:

Butternut squash is a delicious and versatile winter vegetable with a sweet, nutty flavor. It is a good source of vitamins A, C, and B6, as well as fiber. Butternut squash can be roasted, steamed, boiled, or mashed and used in a variety of dishes, such as soups, stews, salads, and casseroles.

Olive oil is a healthy monounsaturated fat that is a good source of antioxidants. It has a mild flavor and can be used in a variety of dishes, such as salad dressings, marinades, and cooking oil.

Raw honey is a natural sweetener that is produced by bees. It has a sweet, floral flavor and contains a variety of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Raw honey can be used in a variety of dishes, such as tea, coffee, yogurt, and oatmeal. It can also be used as a natural sweetener in baking and cooking.

Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce is a unique and flavorful sauce that is made with a blend of habanero peppers, vinegar, and spices. It is the perfect way to add a touch of heat to any dish.

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce
Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Here are some additional details about each ingredient:

Butternut squash:

  • Butternut squash is a type of winter squash that is native to Central and South America.
  • It is a good source of vitamins A, C, and B6, as well as fiber.
  • Butternut squash has a sweet, nutty flavor and can be roasted, steamed, boiled, or mashed.
  • It is a popular ingredient in soups, stews, salads, and casseroles.

Olive oil:

  • Olive oil is a monounsaturated fat that is extracted from olives.
  • It is a good source of antioxidants and has a variety of health benefits, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • Olive oil has a mild flavor and can be used in a variety of dishes, such as salad dressings, marinades, and cooking oil.
  • It is important to choose high-quality olive oil that is extra virgin or cold-pressed.

Raw honey:

  • Raw honey is a natural sweetener that is produced by bees.
  • It is made from the nectar of flowers and contains a variety of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  • Raw honey has a sweet, floral flavor and can be used in a variety of dishes, such as tea, coffee, yogurt, and oatmeal.
  • It can also be used as a natural sweetener in baking and cooking.

Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce:

  • Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce is a unique and flavorful sauce that is made with a blend of chili peppers, lemon juice, and spices.
  • It has a spicy, smoky flavor and is the perfect way to add a touch of heat to any dish.
  • Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce can be used in various dishes, such as soups, stews, marinades, and sauces.
  • It is important to note that this sauce is very spicy, so use it sparingly.

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, honey, and NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce. In a large bowl, combine butternut squash and spicy sauce. Toss to coat. Spread butternut squash in a single layer on a baking sheet. Roast for 20-25 minutes or until butternut squash is tender and slightly browned. Serve alone or with your favorite main dish or a salad.

Notes and Tips:

  • For a spicier dish, add more Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce.
  • Add other roasted vegetables to the dish, such as sweet potatoes, carrots, or Brussels sprouts.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese or crumbled feta cheese before serving.

Recipe Variations:

  • Honey Sriracha Butternut Squash: Combine 1/4 cup honey, 1/4 cup Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce, and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Drizzle over butternut squash before roasting.
  • Garlic Parmesan Butternut Squash: Combine 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle over butternut squash before roasting.
  • Taco Butternut Squash: Combine 1/4 cup taco seasoning, 1/4 cup Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce, and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Drizzle over butternut squash before roasting.
Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce
Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Is there a difference between roasting and baking squash?

Yes, there is a difference between roasting and baking squash. Roasting squash involves cooking it at a high temperature (400 degrees F or higher) for a shorter period of time (20-25 minutes). This helps to caramelize the natural sugars in the squash and give it a crispy exterior and tender interior.

Baking squash, on the other hand, involves cooking it at a lower temperature (350-375 degrees F) for a longer period of time (30-45 minutes). This method cooks the squash more evenly and results in a softer texture.

Which method you choose to use will depend on your desired outcome. If you want a crispy exterior and tender interior, then roasting is the best way to go. If you want a softer texture, then baking is the better option.

Here is a table that summarizes the key differences between roasting and baking squash:

Is it better to roast squash face up or down?

It is better to roast squash face down when first roasted. This will allow the bottom of the squash to caramelize and develop a crispy crust. After 20 minutes, flip the squash over and roast for an additional 10 minutes. This will ensure that the squash is evenly cooked and has a crispy exterior and tender interior.

If you are roasting squash with a filling, such as a butternut squash soup, then it is best to roast the squash face up. This will prevent the filling from spilling out.

What temperature do you cook squash in the oven?

The temperature at which you cook squash in the oven depends on the type of squash you are cooking and the desired outcome.

Roasting: If you are roasting squash, the ideal temperature is 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). This will help to caramelize the natural sugars in the squash and give it a crispy exterior and tender interior.

Baking: If you are baking squash, the ideal temperature is 350-375 degrees F (175-190 degrees C). This method cooks the squash more evenly and results in a softer texture.

Microwaving: If you are microwaving squash, the ideal temperature is on high for 3-5 minutes or until the squash is tender.

Steaming: If you are steaming squash, the ideal temperature is 212 degrees F (100 degrees C). Steam the squash for 5-10 minutes or until it is tender.

Here is a table that summarizes the different cooking methods for squash and their corresponding temperatures and times:

Cooking methodTemperatureTime
Roasting400 degrees F (200 degrees C)20-30 minutes
Baking350-375 degrees F (175-190 degrees C)30-45 minutes
MicrowavingHigh3-5 minutes
Steaming212 degrees F (100 degrees C)5-10 minutes

Please note that these are just general guidelines. The cooking time may vary depending on the size and thickness of the squash pieces. It is always best to check the squash for doneness before serving.

Do you leave the skin on squash when roasting?

Whether or not to leave the skin on squash when roasting depends on the type of squash. For some types of squash, such as butternut squash and acorn squash, the skin is edible and can be roasted along with the flesh. For other types of squash, such as zucchini and yellow squash, the skin is typically too tough to eat and should be removed before roasting.

Here is a guide to whether or not to leave the skin on squash when roasting:

Squash with edible skin:

Squash with inedible skin:

  • Zucchini
  • Yellow squash
  • Summer squash
  • Pattypan squash

If you are unsure whether or not the skin of a particular squash is edible, it is always best to err on the side of caution and remove it before roasting.

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauc
Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Here are some tips for removing squash skin:

  • Use a sharp knife to peel the skin off the squash carefully.
  • If the squash is very large, you may want to cut it into smaller pieces before peeling.
  • Be careful not to cut yourself on the knife.

Once the skin is removed, you can roast the squash according to your desired recipe.

In conclusion, roasted butternut squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce is a delicious and easy-to-make side dish that is perfect for any occasion. It is also a great way to get your daily dose of vitamins and minerals.

Here are some of the key benefits of this butternut squash dish:

  • It is packed with nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and B6, as well as fiber.
  • It is a good source of antioxidants.
  • It is easy to make and can be customized to your liking.
  • It is a versatile side dish that can be paired with a variety of main courses.
  • It is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy butternut squash.

I encourage you to try this recipe for yourself and let me know what you think! And don’t forget to shop at NouBess.com.

What is your favorite way to prepare butternut squash? Share your tips and recipes in the comments below!

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce

Roasted Butternut Squash with Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce is an easy-to-make side dish that is perfect for any occasion
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American, Caribbean
Servings 6
Calories 88 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, honey, NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce.
  • In a large bowl, combine butternut squash, and spicy sauce. Toss to coat.
  • Spread butternut squash in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Roast for 20-25 minutes, or until butternut squash is tender and slightly browned.
  • Serve alone or with your favorite main dish or a salad.

Notes

For a spicier dish, add more Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce.
Add other roasted vegetables to the dish, such as sweet potatoes, carrots, or Brussels sprouts.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese or crumbled feta cheese before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 88kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 5mgPotassium: 442mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 13288IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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