Butternut Squash with Apples and Caramelized Onions

Butternut squash, onions, and apples are all in season right now and can be found at your local farmers’ markets. This recipe is a warming treat that is perfect for that cooler weather that is rolling in. It can be enjoyed as a side dish or saved in the refrigerator for the week for lunches. If you want to make it sweeter you can also add brown sugar and some cinnamon!


1 butternut squash

1 yellow onion

1 apple

1 tablespoon of coconut oil

1 tablespoon butter

Salt and pepper to taste


Set the oven to 400 degrees.

Peel and cut the butternut squash and apples into bite size chunks.

Peel and chop the onion.

Add the butternut squash and apples into a bowl and massage the coconut oil into the chunks.

Place the butternut squash and apples on a baking sheet and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake for 30 minutes or until fork tender.

Heat a pan with butter until it is melted, add the onions and cook until translucent and browned.

Once the apples and butternut squash are cooked add the onion and mix well.



One thought on “Butternut Squash with Apples and Caramelized Onions

  1. Apples, onions and butternut squash mske a great base for some soup if you cook them in chicken stock and add some cream at the end after pureeing it.

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