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Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut squash fries are a great fake-out, and they are a light and healthy alternative to traditional fries.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword butternut squash fries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 125 kcal
Author Marjorie @APinchOfHealthy


  • 14 ounces raw butternut squash peeled, de-seeded and chopped into fry shape (weighed on my food scale)
  • 1/2 teaspoon course sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • parchment paper
  • baking sheet


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel, de-seed and slice up your butternut squash into finger-sized fries. They don't have to be perfect, but try to keep the size fairly consistent.
  3. Place the squash slices in a mixing bowl, along with the oil, salt, pepper and paprika.
  4. Toss to coat.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Arrange the squash on the baking sheet, and bake until they start to crisp, for about 35 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.

Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 698mg20%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 21220IU424%
Vitamin C 41.7mg51%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.