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Roasted Acorn Squash

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Roasted Acorn Squash
50 Min

Roasted Acorn Squash drizzled with sweet maple syrup is the perfect holiday side dish for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. With a savory yet sweet taste this classic holiday go-along is easy and delicious.

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 acorn squash, tops cut off, cut in half, seeds removed, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oil, salt, and pepper; mix well. Add squash to oil mixture; toss to coat.
  3. Place on rimmed baking sheets and bake 50 to 60 minutes, or until tender. Drizzle with maple syrup and serve.


If you're hungry for more flavor-packed squash dishes, try our easy recipes for Fruited Acorn Squash and Spaghetti Squash!

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Acorn and Butternut squash are both sweet and fiberous. I bake mine in the oven or micro. I spray with butter or butter spray and sprinkle cinnamon and organic brown sugar (15 cal per t.) In fact this is the only sugar I use now. I use 1/4 t = 1 reg t sugar. I enjoy the squash all summer and fall. Just like pumpkin pie. : ) Fills your sweet tooth.

Even better-cut in half, take out seeds and fill with applesauce and raisins..bake at 350 til done..approx 45 min

@ Faith,Funny thing, when you search 'pumpkin roll' on the this site, it turns up no results, so I googled it, and got this link:

where is the recipe for the Pumpkin Roll??? it looks really good too!!

had to google it....couldnt find it doing a search on this site either

Great idea! Another way to serve it is to leave the squash cut in half, add butter and syrup and bake the squash cut side up.

Very tasty and easy too! Good for you.

This was very good and very easy! I will make it again in the future for sure.

I wish you had the nutrition info for your recipes. Like calorie fat and fiber would be great

I agree with you

This proves you don't need a lot of ingredients to make a tasty side dish. Yummy.


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