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You have got to try this 15-minute Spiced Butternut Squash recipe with Chinese 5-spice powder. It’s bursting with flavor, vegan and made in an air fryer.
Thanksgiving and fall are one of my favorite times of the year. There are always so many delicious recipes popping up that it makes it hard to choose which one I’ll be making next. This Spiced Butternut Squash was something I had been wanting to try and boy, I’m glad I did.
I will definitely be making this Spiced Butternut Squash, again and again, this fall. It was far too delicious and far too easy to not make a few more times.
It works as a great side dish, however, it also works great as a snack by itself.
Spiced Butternut Squash | Air Fryer Recipe
If you don’t own an Air Fryer, I urge you to get one. They make recipes super easy, not to mention, a lot healthier. I couldn’t believe how amazing recipes turned out when I first started using it.
This Spiced Butternut Squash recipe is another winner when it comes to the Air Fryer. I couldn’t help but steal bites as we took photos. It was just too delicious to look at and not eat.
Roger was not happy. I on the other hand, was very happy! 😀
What spice did you say you used??
What? You were expecting some traditional version of Spiced Butternut squash from me?
You’re surprised I want to use Chinese 5-spice powder instead? 😀
Clearly, you haven’t looked around my blog enough if that’s the case! You should start with my recipe index here and play around, to find different cuisines, and recipes to suit different diets here.
Chinese Five Spice Powder is a blend of star anise, Szechuan peppercorns, fennel seeds, cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and sometimes ginger. It has a lovely sweet, hot flavor that is like no other.
What else can I make with Butternut squash?
Looking for more delicious Butternut Squash recipes? My Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger is an amazing dish that is vegan and made in under 30 minutes with the help of an Instant Pot!
If you’re looking for more great vegan recipes, check out my Rosemary Roasted Potatoes! They’re absolutely delicious and made in the air fryer as well!
If you’re needing a new side dish for Thanksgiving or for your fall dinners, this Spiced Butternut Squash would be perfect. It’s the epitome of a fall recipe and is sure to please everyone at the dinner table. It quickly became one of my favorite dishes.
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You have got to try this Spiced Butternut Squash recipe! It's absolutely bursting with flavor, it's vegan-friendly and it's made easily in an air fryer.
In a small bowl, mix together the butternut squash, oil, Truvia or sugar, and the Chinese 5 spice powder.
Place the squash in the airfryer basket. Set the airfryer to 400F for 15 minutes.
Yeah, that's seriously all that there is to it. You're done. Eat.
I am not a registered dietician or nutritionist. Nutritional information is provided a courtesy, and can vary depending on the exact ingredients you use.
Don’t forget to check out my Air Fryer Cookbook!
Every one of the recipes in this book can be made in an hour or less, and many are on the table in as little as 30 minutes. You won’t find “cream of anything” cans in the ingredient list: instead, you’ll start with fresh ingredients–healthful meats and vegetables–and let the air fryer do the hard work. Unleash the full potential of your Air Fryer and eat healthfully every night.