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Butternut Squash Oven Fries

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 butternut squash (about 2 1/2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 2-inch thin slices
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine garlic powder, salt, and ground red pepper in small bowl; set aside.

Place squash on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with seasoning mix; gently toss to coat. Arrange in single layer.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until squash just begins to brown, stirring frequently.

Preheat broiler. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until fries are browned and crisp. Spread on paper towels to cool slightly before serving.

Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 129, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 155 mg, Fiber: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fat.


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