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  • 2 - acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons - butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons - brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoons - salt, to taste
  • Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350℉. Line a baking dish with foil or parchment and spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.

    2. Slice squash in half. Scoop out the the seeds. Place squash in baking dish, cut-side down. Brush skin with some of the butter and sprinkle with salt.

    3. Bake for 30 - 45 minutes.

    4. Remove from oven and turn squash over in baking dish. Fill cavities with the remaining butter and brown sugar.

    5. Place back in oven and bake for 30 - 45 more minutes.

    Garnish roasted acorn squash with chopped, toasted pecans and fresh herbs, if desired. Remember, the skin is edible!

    Brief Description

    Sweet and savory, this healthy Brown Sugar Roasted Acorn Squash is an easy side dish for any night of the week!

    Main Ingredient:

    Acorn Squash

    Category:  Side dishes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 10 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 30 min


    Cooking Just for Two? Cut the ingredients in half and just roast 1 acorn squash. The rest of the cooking instructions remain the same.

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    Posted On:

    December 24, 2018

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