How to make Healthy Air Fryer Butternut Squash

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This Air Fryer Butternut Squash makes delightful air fryer butternut squash with only a couple of straightforward ingredients. This fresh simmered squash is an ideal side dish for practically any feast.

In order to get it fully cooked and roasted in the air fryer, you will want to cut the butternut squash into cubes or similar small chunks. so Let’s get prepare this awesome dish,just provide these ingredients:

Using Air Fryer Butternut Squash:

Cooking an entire butternut squash this way makes it simple on the off chance that you’re intending to make dishes like pounded butternut squash or butternut squash soup. You should simply scoop out the cooked tissue of the squash and pound it up, or add it to your soup pot.

Add it to salads, use it in a pasta sauce, or make a smooth puree with it. Variations are endless!

butternut squash air fryer Instructions:

  1. Spray the air fryer basket with olive oil cooking spray or line it with foil and spray.Place the butternut squash in the basket.
  2. Sprinkle with cinnamon and coat with olive oil spray.Cook at 390 degrees for 20 minutes. It’s best to check on it after 10 minutes, stir, coat and continue cooking. At this point, you can also add more cinnamon if you prefer.
  3. Serve.

How do you prepare the butternut squash for the air fryer?

In order to get it fully cooked and roasted in the air fryer, you will want to cut the butternut squash into cubes or similar small chunks. 

This can be done with already preparing butternut squash or frozen butternut squash too.

But first,Let’s take a look at Butternut Squash Benefits:

Butternut squash is filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is also pretty low in calories, and high in potassium. I love this squash because it can be made to be sweet or savory.  This winter squash is also naturally gluten-free and high in fiber, which is perfect for keto meals.

Do air fryers make vegetables firm?

Indeed! As a rule, they truly do make vegetables firm. Air Fryers give vegetables that simmered taste without really cooking them.

On the off chance that you needed to, you can likewise add butter to vegetables in air fryers also.

What kind of shower or oil would it be a good idea for you to use for the air fryer?

I quite often utilize Olive Oil Cooking Shower, you simply need a light coat to give it some dampness. The key here is to be certain you utilize a splash with a high smoke point.

air fryer butternut squash Notes:

It pairs perfectly with flavors that resemble the fall season such as apple, maple, pumpkin, and cinnamon.  It can be served in thanksgiving too.Remember all air fryers heat differently, I suggest checking on this at 10 minutes, then continue cooking. 

For extra flavors, you can utilize any additional flavors you like. For a touch of intensity, add a sprinkle of stew powder and paprika, or for additional sweet flavors, add ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and earthy colored sugar, or nutmeg. There are so many additional flavors you can utilize.

You can reheat leftovers at 400 degrees F for 5 minutes. They aren’t as crispy as when they are first made, but they are still good. 

Healthy Air Fryer Butternut Squash

I make this in a Cosori 5.8 quart air fryer stove with air searing crate. I had the option to fit all of the medium butternut squash and cook in one bunch. In the event that utilizing a bigger squash, cook in two clumps so the squash isn’t excessively stacked or covering while at the same time cooking. Since all air fryer are unique, cooking times might shift.

For extra flavors, you can utilize any additional flavors you like. For a touch of intensity, add a hint of stew powder and paprika, or for additional sweet flavors, add ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and earthy colored sugar, or nutmeg. There are so many additional flavors you can utilize.

Can I reheat this butternut squash in air fryer?

I reheat leftovers at 400 degrees F for 5 minutes. They aren’t as crispy as when they are first made, but they are still good. 

Other Air fryer recipes:

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You’re already tried this recipe? let me know your feedback in comments,I’d like to hear from you!

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Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 35 mins Calories: 57 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Spray the air fryer basket with olive oil cooking spray or line it with foil and spray.
    Place the butternut squash in the basket.
  2. Sprinkle with cinnamon and coat with olive oil spray.Cook at 390 degrees for 20 minutes. It's best to check on it after 10 minutes, stir, coat and continue cooking. At this point, you can also add more cinnamon if you prefer.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 57
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g4%
Sodium 4mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 11g4%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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