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bowl of cooked butternut squash with a gold fork

Air Fryer Butternut Squash with Cinnamon


You’re going to love this recipe for Air Fryer Butternut Squash with Cinnamon that is the perfect healthy side dish. This recipe is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian.


  • 1 pound butternut squash cubes, no larger than 1-inch in size
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cubed squash, melted coconut oil, and ground cinnamon. Toss to combine.
  2. Pour the squash into the basket of an air-fryer. Bake at 390 degrees F for 30 minutes. Toss the squash once during the cooking process.
  3. When the cooking time is up, transfer the squash to a serving bowl and enjoy warm. 


  1. You can double this recipe depending on how big your air fryer basket is.
  2. Store any leftovers in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat before serving. 
  3. To make this recipe in a regular oven, cook the squash on a baking sheet at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes, tossing the squash cubes once during the cooking process.
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Air fryer
  • Cuisine: Healthy

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