Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries

3.38 from 8 votes

The feta gives this sweet side a hint of salty for a refreshing side dish!

Zucchini may have its time to shine, but when it comes to squash, the fall and winter butternut classic reigns supreme. Cranberries, a seasonal favorite, make this honey roasted butternut squash the perfect cold weather side dish. A flavorful combination of sweet and savory, this dish is a unique spin on a classic veggie. Along with a tasty honey and cinnamon flavor, this side also boasts some savory twists! Seasoned with fresh parsley and feta cheese, this is not your typical squash side. Topped with cranberries, this elegant yet homey side dish scores big in both taste and presentation. This dish makes the perfect side for a big holiday dinner, or a regular weeknight meal. Serve with our Pork Sirloin Chops with Apples for a hearty and flavorful dinner for the winter months!

3.38 from 8 votes

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries

This side dish is bursting with seasonal ingredients that are healthy and super delicious.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 butternut squash large, peeled and diced medium
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups cranberries fresh, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbles fat-free
  • 2 tablespoons parsley fresh, roughly chopped


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the butternut squash, olive oil, salt and cinnamon. Lay in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Roast for about 25 minutes or just until tender. Remove from oven and sprinkle the cranberries over the squash. Return to the oven and roast for about 10 minutes more.
  • Remove from the oven and drizzle with the honey. Sprinkle with feta and parsley. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 334mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Holiday, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian

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Chef Nichole

Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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