Butternut Squash and Green Beans with Maple Syrup Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: July 29, 2020 Modified: September 10, 2020
Butternut Squash and Green Beans with Maple Syrup Recipe

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How To Make Butternut Squash and Green Beans with Maple Syrup

Baked butternut squash and green benas with a sweet maple syrup

  • 1 large butternut squash (peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes)
  • 2 lb fresh green beans
  • ½ cup almonds (slivered )
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil
  • dash of allspice (optional)
  1. Place the squash cubes on a large baking pan.
  2. Drizzle one to two tbsp. of vegetable oil over the squash.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bake the squash for 20 minutes or until nearly tender, turning once during cooking.
  5. While the squash is cooking steam the green beans until they turn color and start to become tender.
  6. Do not overcook the beans; they will continue to cook in the skillet.
  7. While the beans and the squash are cooking, melt the butter in a large, non-stick skillet.
  8. Place the slivered almonds in the butter and sauté for several minutes.
  9. Place the squash and the beans in the skillet with the almonds.
  10. Pour the maple syrup over the vegetables and stir.
  11. Cook until the dish is hot and the vegetables are nearly tender, stirring often.
  12. Add more salt and pepper to taste.
  13. Serve hot.

How To Make Butternut Squash and Green Beans with Maple Syrup

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Baked butternut squash and green benas with a sweet maple syrup

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 large butternut squash, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 lb fresh green beans
  • ½ cup almonds, slivered
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil
  • dash of allspice, optional

Instructions

  1. Place the squash cubes on a large baking pan.
  2. Drizzle one to two tbsp. of vegetable oil over the squash.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bake the squash for 20 minutes or until nearly tender, turning once during cooking.
  5. While the squash is cooking steam the green beans until they turn color and start to become tender.
  6. Do not overcook the beans; they will continue to cook in the skillet.
  7. While the beans and the squash are cooking, melt the butter in a large, non-stick skillet.
  8. Place the slivered almonds in the butter and sauté for several minutes.
  9. Place the squash and the beans in the skillet with the almonds.
  10. Pour the maple syrup over the vegetables and stir.
  11. Cook until the dish is hot and the vegetables are nearly tender, stirring often.
  12. Add more salt and pepper to taste.
  13. Serve hot.
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