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Roasted Butternut Squash Sandwiches with Balsamic White Bean Spread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Chunks of sweet roasted squash are stuffed into crusty sandwich bread, sprinkled with crispy panko breadcrumbs and slathered with creamy white bean balsamic spread to make these sweet and savory butternut squash sandwiches.
Course: Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 663 kcal
Author: Alissa
Ingredients
For the Roasted Butternut Squash
  • 1 lb. butternut squash cut into 1 inch cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. panko breadcrumbs
  • salt to taste
For the Balsamic White Bean Spread
  • 1-14 oz. can cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp. good balsamic vinegar
  • 1 ½ tsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp. salt
For Serving
  • 4 slices good sandwich bread optionally toasted
  • arugula baby spinach or sprouts
Instructions
Roast the Butternut Squash
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. Toss butternut squash, onion, olive oil and maple syrup until squash and onion are evenly coated. Arrange on baking sheet in an even layer. Bake 20 minutes, tossing once halfway through. Sprinkle with panko and bake 5 minutes more.
Make the Balsamic White Bean Spread
  1. While squash bakes, place all ingredients into food processor and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of bowl as needed.
Assemble the Sandwiches
  1. Slather one side of each bread slice with balsamic white bean spread. Arrange butternut cubes in an even layer on two slices, top with arugula, baby spinach or sprouts, then with remaining bread slices.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Butternut Squash Sandwiches with Balsamic White Bean Spread
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwich)
Calories 663 Calories from Fat 156
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.3g27%
Saturated Fat 2.6g13%
Sodium 549mg23%
Potassium 1308mg37%
Carbohydrates 111.4g37%
Fiber 14.3g57%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 20.5g41%
Calcium 310mg31%
Iron 7.6mg42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.