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How To Cut A Butternut Squash

If you want to know how to cut a butternut squash and how to cook a butternut squash, then we have the methods, tips and recipes.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Yield: 3 cups
Author: Admin
Cost: £1.00/$2.4


  • Large sharp knife
  • Good quality peeler


  • 1 kg Butternut squash
  • 2 tablespoon Olive oil


  • Remove the top and bottom.
    A butternut squash with its top removed and bottom cut off.
  • Using a good quality peeler or sharp knife to peel the skin, removing all of the white "under skin".
    A peeled butternut squash cut in half.
  • Cut the squash just where it bulges out.
    A peeled butternut squash cut in half.
  • Cut the bottom section in half.
    The bottom section of a butternut squash cut in half.
  • Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds. Save these for later.
    A spoon scooping out the seeds of a butternut squash.
  • This will leave you with a top section and two halves of the bottom section.
    A peeled, halved and de-seeded butternut squash.
  • Slice the top into circles and the bottom sections into arcs.
    A peeled butternut squash cut into slices.
  • Chop the slices into cubes of about 2cm (¾ inch).
    A wooden chopping board covered in cubes of diced butternut squash.