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How to Cut a Butternut Squash

Learn here how to peel and cut a butternut squash quick, easy and safely.
Prep Time 15 mins


  • 1 butternut


  • Cut off about 1/4-inch of the top and bottom of the squash.
  • Cut the butternut squash into two pieces by cutting the bulb of the neck.
  • Peel the bulb and neck separately using a sharp Y peeler.
  • Slice the bulb and neck down the middle by placing each piece upright on the cutting board and slicing down the middle.
  • Scoop the seeds out of the bulb halves by using a spoon.
  • Place each quarter of squash on the cutting board with the flat side down and cut into strips
  • Cut the squash strips into cubes. 
Keyword butternut