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How to Cook Butternut Squash on the Stovetop

Caramelized to perfection on the stovetop, then lightly seasoned with garlic powder, salt, and pepper, this quick and easy vegetable side dish is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. Let's make this Sautéed Butternut Squash recipe together!

Why You'll Love This Pan-Fried Butternut Squash Recipe

01. Made with only 5 ingredients

02. Ready in under 25 minutes

03. Healthy, versatile,  and flavorful

04. Perfect for fall and winter

Ingredient List

Butternut Squash Olive Oil Garlic Powder Kosher Salt Black Pepper

Cube the butternut squash


Heat oil and add squash to skillet


Cover with lid and cook squash


Season the squash


Stir and enjoy


Quick Tip:

Use a well-seasoned cast iron skillet or Teflon-free non-stick skillet to sauté the butternut squash. Butternut squash becomes soft when cooked and can easily stick to the pan.

Ashley Petrie

An Easy Vegetable Side Dish Recipe