Curried Butternut Squash KabobsThese baked squash cubes pick up a mouthwatering grilled taste along with a mild curry butter flavor. The pretty orange side dish adds interest to more traditional summer entrees.

Prep: 30 min. + cooling Grill: 10 min. Yield: 12 Servings

Ingredients of Curried Butternut Squash Kabobs:

  • 1 butternut squash (2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions for Curried Butternut Squash Kabobs:

  1. Place squash in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the butter, curry powder and salt; drizzle over squash and toss to coat.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 20-25 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring twice. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. On 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread squash cubes. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until heated through.

Nutritional Facts:

1/2 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 42 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.