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Sweet Heat Pulled Butternut Squash Sandwiches

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: bbq, dinner, sandwich
Cuisine: American, Southern, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: bbq, grilling, July 4th, sandwich
Servings: 4
Author: Virginia Willis


  • 20 ounces from 1 large top portion of butternut squash peeled
  • 1 tablespoon Sweet Heat Dry Rub recipe below or your favorite dry rub
  • Tangy BBQ Sauce recipe below
  • Cole Slaw for serving, recipe below
  • Buns for serving


  • Heat the oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with a nonstick silicone baking sheet or spray with nonstick spray.
  • Trim the top portion of the butternut that can be spiralized, reserving the bottom for another recipe.
  • Spiralize using the thickest noodle setting of your spiralizer. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and season with Sweet Heat Dry Rub. Transfer to the oven and roast until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and add enough BBQ Sauce to coat.
  • Spoon a portion of the coated squash onto a bun. Top with a spoonful of cole slaw and more sauce. Serve immediately.