Buffalo is pretty big on sweet potato fries... And that got me thinking: what if I made Butternut Squash Fries?
(Somehow these photos always look so much more appealing on my iPhone. I really need to get a new camera!)
So I made French Dip (recipe found here through Pinterest) with a side of Butternut Squash Fries.
I'm not a big fry person and I've never made them from scratch before. I experimented a little and I'm sure a better cook would know the best way to actually fry these-- I ended up baking them.
To try it for yourself just seed and cut up one butternut squash. I chose to cut them into very thin matchsticks. Toss them in olive oil (about 1-2 tablespoons, you want them pretty oily or they'll stick) and spread thinly on a baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees, turning occasionally until browned (about 20 minutes). Sprinkle with kosher salt immediately after you take them out of the oven. Delicious!
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