Honey roasted butternut squash with cranberries and Feta

Honey roasted butternut squash with cranberries and Feta

Well, am here to kill your dinner worries. Without blinking, let me get this straight this is the ultimate fall recipe. With lots of certainty, you will love the flavor of this Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with cranberries and feta Recipe. This recipe is loaded with flavor.

Think sweet and savory, the added toasted pecan flavor and the tanginess of the cranberries. Yeah, I already caught your attention right? To all the finicky gourmands, come here! It’s hard to resist not grabbing a couple of those squash morsels and popping some in your mouth I know!

This Honey Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe is easy and fun to make. Just love how colorful it is and I hope you will too.

Why you’ll love this honey-roasted butternut squash

You only need a few ingredients (plus salt & pepper) to make an elevated side dish that involves hardly any effort. Roasting butternut squash is so easy, and I serve this simple butternut squash recipe with many of my seasonal meals.

It’s a must-have at my Thanksgiving and Christmas table especially and is one of the first side dishes to disappear! Think of that family time when you have retired back home in the evening and some chills running down your spine is whispering a quick dinner meal that you had not even thought about.

Now, this is the real deal to make things work faster in the kitchen. In and out of seasons, you can enjoy making this dish and I swear, you’ll be licking your plate clean in every single meal, that’s guaranteed.

The warm, sweet and savory flavor combo of squash, cinnamon, and honey is just so good in these soft, bite-sized cubes. Your house will smell irresistible. Butternut squash is really a versatile ingredient, and I can’t get enough of it this time of the year.

Honey roasted butternut squash recipe

This dish is the ultimate recipe to add to your dinner table this holiday season. The sweet and savory taste of this butternut squash recipe will leave your stomach linings gasping for more I tell you!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butternut squash recipe, dinner recipe
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 169kcal
Author: daisol plate


  • 1 Medium Butternut Squash (~3lbs) peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tbsp. coconut or olive oil
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup raw pecans
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Âź cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme to garnish
  • sea salt and fresh ground black pepper (to taste)


  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl mix cubed squash with garlic, cinnamon, oil, salt, and pepper. Toss well to get all coated.
    cubed squash in a bowl
  • Add the squash to the prepared baking sheet in a single layer and roast for 20-25 minutes on the center rack.
  • Once the squash is fork tender and golden brown on the sides, sprinkle with pecans and return to the oven for an additional 2-3 minutes more.
    squash sprinkled with pecans
  • Remove from the oven and stir in dried cranberries, feta and honey. Then mix them all together.
  • Garnish with fresh thyme and enjoy!

If you tried this recipe you can tag me or comment so that I get to know your experience. I hope you’ll enjoy!