Roasted Butternut Squash with Red Onion & Tahini

This is a very warm and comforting side dish with a twist.  The flavors compliment each other perfect for the fall season...and it's good for you too!



Roasted Butternut Squash with Red Onion & Tahini
Recipe From {qkatie}

1 Butternut Squash, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 red onion, cut into wedges
3 Tbl olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
3 Tbl *Tahini
1 1/2 Tbl lemon juice
1 tsp garlic, chopped
3 Tbl sliced almonds, toasted
1 Tbl *Zaatar
1 Tbl fresh parsley, chopped

Preheat your oven to 475°F
Place squash and onions on a foil lined baking sheet
Drizzle with oil and toss to coat and sprinkle on salt & pepper
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until squash and onions caramelize
In a small bowl whisk Tahini, lemon juice and garlic
Add water 1 Tbl at a time until the Tahini is the consistency of honey
Remove veggies from oven and drizzle over Tahini mixture
Sprinkle on the almonds, Zaatar and parsley

*Tahini is ground sesame seeds
*Zaatar is a blend of Middle Eastern herbs

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