Butternut Squash Fries

I’m not a big “cooked from scratch” girl, even though I’d love to be. I get to cook something homemade maybe, once a week. However, in reality, I’m a pretty darn busy Mama bear and always doing something, answering to someone else, or seeing to other people’s needs. 

But, now the children are back to school, it’s just Belle & I at home, thus, giving me some  extra time slack to bake/cook a little more, which excites me. So this week I managed to bosh together a delicious batch of Butternut Squash fries. 

I’ve started making Miss Belle some lunchtime snacks, and this week I’m starting with Butternut squash. Now, butternut squash isn’t something I’ve ever tasted {or intend too! I’m fussy!} but it’s healthy, nutritious and perfect for any growing child. 

Butternut Squash fries is a super easy recipe {even for a kitchen newbie, like myself!}. All you need is a fresh butternut squash, cut it in half, scoop out the inner seeds then cut them into “sticks”. Once that’s done, place some baking paper on a baking tray, lay on your sticks and drizzle with a little Olive oil and finally pop into the oven at 180 degrees until golden brown {20 mins or so} – easy peasy!Butternut squash friesButternut squash fries
Annabelle really enjoyed these and I reckon I’ll make them for her again soon! 

 
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6 Comments

  1. theuncheshirewife
    04/09/2013 / 8:57 AM

    Don’t think i’m into Butternut Squash, but definitely do some more home cooking now we’re back into a school routine.

  2. Kirsty Phillipson-Lowe
    04/09/2013 / 9:45 AM

    Mmmmmm these look yummy! I’ll have to give these a go, my twins would love them 🙂 x #MMWBH

  3. Nicola Robson
    04/09/2013 / 11:52 AM

    They do look yummy. I might give them a go. I’m thinking sweet potato fries would be nice too!

  4. 04/09/2013 / 2:04 PM

    I absolutely LOVE butternut squash fries… I have them loads when I’m trying to lose weight.. minus the oil though 🙂

  5. Nicci Cowdell-murray
    04/09/2013 / 3:16 PM

    ooooh interesting idea , im a massive fan of butternut squash but never tried this , although we love Yam wedges they are lush too x

  6. Rachel
    04/09/2013 / 3:20 PM

    they look nice I have never tried them before

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