Easy One-Pan Pork and Squash Dinner

Easy One-Pan Pork and Squash Dinner

Background and History:

One-pan dinners have long been cherished for their convenience and rich flavors. This Easy One-Pan Pork and Squash Dinner blends the tenderness of pork with the sweetness of squash, providing a modern twist on the beloved concept of one-pan cooking.




  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes


  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh thyme leaves for garnish (optional)


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • On a large oven-safe skillet or sheet pan, combine the cubed butternut squash, sliced red onion, and minced garlic.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and season with dried sage, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Place the pork chops on top of the squash mixture.
  • Season the pork chops with salt, pepper, and a pinch of dried sage.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for approximately 25-30 minutes, or until the pork is cooked through and the squash is tender.
  • Garnish with fresh thyme leaves, if desired.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: Approximately 350 per serving
  • Protein: Around 25g
  • Carbohydrates: Approximately 20g
  • Fat: About 15g


  • Customize the dish with your preferred pork seasoning or other root vegetables like sweet potatoes or carrots.
  • This meal offers a delightful balance of protein and fiber, making it a satisfying and well-rounded dinner.

Allergy Warning:

  • Be mindful of potential allergens in the ingredients used and specific dietary requirements.

Indulge in the simplicity and warmth of Easy One-Pan Pork and Squash Dinner, a modern take on the classic notion of one-pan cooking that combines tender pork with the earthy sweetness of butternut squash. This easy-to-make dish is perfect for a wholesome and hassle-free dinner.

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