Roasted Butternut Squash And Turnips Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash And Turnips Recipe
Preparation time
15 mins
Cooking time
45 mins
Easy Recipes
4 people

This cheerful side dish would be great for anyone who likes roasted squash but wants it with a little more savory and a little less sweet. The turnips add just a little bit of bite, but they’re mellowed out by the roasting and the spices. And the tartness of the cranberries also gets toned down a lot by roasting the, so they don’t even need any honey or other added sweeteners to make them tasty.


Roasted Butternut Squash And Turnips Recipe


  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped;
  • 2 small turnips, peeled and chopped;
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries;
  • 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped;
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon;
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice;
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg;
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil;
  • fresh parsley, to garnish;


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the butternut squash, turnip, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss the squash and turnips until well-coated with the oil and spices.
  4. Spread the vegetables on a greased baking sheet, and place in the oven.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. Remove the baking sheet from the oven. Add the cranberries and pecans and toss everything.
  7. Return to the oven and cook for another 15 minutes.
  8. Serve sprinkled with fresh parsley.

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