From creamy soups to oven-roasted cubes, butternut squash is a fantastic fall flavor. It can be quite the behemoth, but don’t let its size intimidate you. Follow these quick and simple steps to get this sizable squash recipe ready.
Using a Y-shaped peeler, peel squash.
Cut ends from squash; discard. Cut squash in half crosswise, where the neck and bulb meet.
Cut neck and bulb in half lengthwise. Using a spoon, remove seeds from bulb, and discard.
Slice or cube as desired.
Kitchen Tip: Butternut squash can be tough to cut, so use a sharp knife and be careful!