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roasted acorn squash

Roasted Acorn Squash

Acorn squash dish makes a superb side dish for dinner. Enjoy it for lunch or even as a snack with your family. Acorn Squash is a winter squash that is easy to prepare. Acorn Squash is most commonly roasted or baked but can be prepared other ways also such as sautéed, steamed or microwaved.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Appetizers and Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 232 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Dash of black pepper
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Wash and towel dry the acorn. Cut the acorn in half and scoop out the inside and discard. Spread the butter all over the inside of the squash, sprinkle brown sugar and black pepper.
  • Place acorn halves on a baking dish with water. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 1 hour. Check for doneness by inserting a knife into the flesh. Make sure it is cooked all the way. If not return to oven and bake for 15 - 20 minutes longer. Serve immediately.

Notes

User unsalted butter instead of salted butter to enjoy the natural sweetness of the acorn squash. Because size may vary, cooking time may be different.

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 2gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 13mgFiber: 3gSugar: 12g

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword acorn squash, seafood with vegetables, squash, vegan, vegetarian
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