Roasted acorn squash recipe is super easy and really healthy. You only need 5 ingredients for this flavor packed side dish.

Roasted acorn squash recipe is super easy and really healthy. You only need 5 ingredients for this flavor packed side dish. Learn how to roast acorn squash in oven with brown sugar and maple syrup. Find out how to roast acorn squash for a savory or sweet side dish option. #eatingonadime #roastedacornsquash #recipes #recipeshealthy #Recipesbrownsugar #roastedacornsquashoven #Howlongto #oven #howto

Roasted acorn squash recipe

Everyone will enjoy this healthy acorn squash recipe. You will be surprised how much flavor it has and you don’t need much at all to prepare it. It is one of our favorite quick and easy side dishes.

Once you try it, you will love it. It has the best flavor and your kitchen will smell great as it cooks.

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What does Acorn Squash pair well with?

I like to keep it simple and serve it with an easy protein dish. Our favorites include:

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How to Cut Acorn Squash:

Simply cut the squash down the middle in half. Once open, remove all the seeds.

You can use a large spoon to help scoop it out.

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Ingredients for roasted acorn squash:

  • 2 whole acorn squash, cut in half and seeds removed
  • 4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2-4 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • Salt to taste
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How to roast acorn squash:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut squash in half and clean out seeds with a large spoon.

Place on baking sheet flesh side up. Sprinkle with salt.

Add about ½ tablespoon butter to each half in the center of the squash.  Add ½ tablespoon brown sugar to each half on top of the butter.

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Drizzle with maple syrup. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until golden and tender.

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Serve immediately.

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More ideas: 

If you prefer your squash more savory than sweet, use olive oil instead of butter. Also, omit the brown sugar and maple syrup. Add pepper to taste.

This recipe is very easy to adapt to suit everyone’s taste. Let us know how you season your squash.

It is really delicious both ways!

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Acorn squash recipes are so easy and packed with flavor. 

Baked acorn squash is so fast and easy. I love that I can serve my family healthy meals and not spend all day in the kitchen.

Cooking acorn squash is not difficult at all and budget friendly. I try to buy acorn squash when it goes on sale and it keeps my grocery budget in check.

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Acorn Squash

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Roasted acorn squash recipe is super easy and really healthy. You only need 5 ingredients for this flavor packed side dish. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 219
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 2 whole acorn squash cut in half and seeds removed
  • 4 tablespoons ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar ** see notes
  • 2-4 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Cut squash in half and clean out seeds with a large spoon
  • Place on baking sheet flesh side up
  • Sprinkle with salt
  • Add about ½ tablespoon butter to each half in the center of the squash
  • Add ½ tablespoon brown sugar to each half on top of the butter
  • Drizzle with maple syrup
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until golden and tender
  • Serve immediately

Recipe Notes

If you prefer your squash more savory than sweet, use olive oil instead of butter, and omit the brown sugar and maple syrup. Add pepper to taste.
 

Nutrition Facts

Calories 219kcal, Carbohydrates 31g, Protein 2g, Fat 12g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 108mg, Potassium 748mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 8g, Vitamin A 1141IU, Vitamin C 24mg, Calcium 83mg, Iron 2mg

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