Sliced almonds add a crunchy taste to this Warm Roasted Butternut Squash and Spinach.
- 1 medium butternut squash
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- kosher salt
- 1/4 c. sliced almonds
- 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 pinch cayenne pepper
- 4 c. baby spinach
- Heat the oven to 425 degrees F. On a large, rimmed baking sheet, toss the butternut squash with tablespoons oil and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Roast for 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, toss the almonds with the remaining teaspoon oil, then the cinnamon and cayenne. Scatter the almonds over the squash and continue roasting until the almonds are golden brown and the squash is tender, about 5 minutes more.
- Scatter the spinach over the squash and almonds and let sit for 1 minute, then gently fold together.