Restaurant Recipes: Olive Garden’s Roasted Butternut Squash

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Ever wonder how to make your favorite chain restaurant meals at home? Just ask Stephanie Manley of CopyKat.com. The blogger has been re-creating popular dishes from restaurants across the country since 1995. We recently caught up with Stephanie and she agreed to share four recipes from her latest cookbook, CopyKat.com’s Dining Out At Home Cookbook 2, with you. Check out this week’s featured favorite, a side dish from Olive Garden–and let us know what you think!

CopyKat.com’s OLIVE GARDEN® Roasted Butternut Squash

1 butternut squash, cubed (about 6 to 8 cups)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup sweet white wine (Riesling works well)

Preheat the oven to 400°F and spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In a bowl, toss the butternut squash with the oil and salt. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes. Transfer the squash pieces to the prepared baking dish. Pour in the wine. Bake until the squash is tender, 15 to 20 more minutes—the smaller the squash pieces, the shorter the cooking time.

YIELD: 4 TO 6 SERVINGS

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