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Roasted acorn squash on a serving plate.

Roasted Acorn Squash

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: North American

Description

Roasted acorn squash is a popular fall side dish. It’s very easy to make and you can add variety by using one of our favorite spice blends. 

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Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squash, sliced and seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon EACH: salt and pepper

Optional spice blends

Curry – 1 teaspoon curry powder + ¼ teaspoon cayenne

Italian – 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning + ½ teaspoon garlic powder

Smoky – 1 teaspoon smoked paprika + ½ teaspoon oregano

Candied – 2 tablespoons honey + 1 teaspoon cinnamon

 


Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 Fahrenheit. 
  2. Place the squash slices into a large bowl and drizzle with the oil. Add the salt and pepper, and, if using, one of the optional spice blends and mix well.
  3. Lay the acorn squash on a baking sheet in a single layer, using two baking sheets, if needed. Bake the squash for 25-30 minutes, or until they are fork-tender. 

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