Butternut Squash Grands (Fries)

Would this statement be true: squash is a food that you either love or hate?

For all the squash haters out there – give this recipe a try! Squash can be a little hard to peel and cut, but besides that, these grands, or fries if you will, were so easy to make. It was such a nice spin on the usual baked squash recipes. This could be a good option for getting kids to eat their veggies too, since it’s in french fry form. Simply put, they taste and look like sweet potato fries; you could probably trick someone and say they are really soft sweet potato fries, and they wouldn’t know! It could be a great alternative with a burger and/or hot dog, but I consider it a delicious dessert. Enjoy!

Julia K

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Butternut Squash Fries

2-3 Tbsp Organic Olive Oil (start with 2, use more if needed): https://grocerymarket.ca/products/terra-delyssa-organic-extra-virgin-olive-oil-1l
1 lb Butternut Squash, peeled, seeded, and neck cut into 3/4 inch “sticks”: https://grocerymarket.ca/products/butternut-squash-each
1/2 tsp Sea Salt + 1-2 tsp Organic Suagar: https://grocerymarket.ca/products/redpath-organic-sugar-500g
1/2 tsp Cinnamon, more to taste if needed: https://grocerymarket.ca/products/club-house-cinnamon-ground-32g

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray as needed.

Toss the fries in olive oil until all are coated. Arrange the fries on baking sheet and sprinkle with salt, sugar and cinnamon.

Bake the fries, turning once, until desired crispness, about 14-18 minutes total. Four fries per serving. (1 Point Plus per serving)

Source: adapted and tested from Weight Watchers

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