Recipes

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash

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Cuisine: Heart Healthy, Diabetes Friendly, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, SeasonalDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

50

minutes
Calories

110

kcal

    Ingredients

    • 2 acorn squash 

    • 2 tsp oil 

    • 2 tsp cinnamon

    • 1/2 tsp black pepper

    • 1/4 tsp salt

    INSTRUCTIONS

    • Preheat oven to 400°. 
    • Cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
    • Drizzle ½ teaspoon oil on the cut side of the squash halves. With clean hands, rub the oil in. 
    • Add cinnamon, black pepper and salt to a small bowl. Stir to mix.
    • Sprinkle the seasoning mix on each squash half.
    • Add squash cut-side up to a baking dish or tray. Bake for 50 minutes.
    • MICROWAVE INSTRUCTIONS
    • Cut acorn squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
    • Place squash on a microwave-safe plate, cut side down. Microwave for 5 minutes.
    • Flip squash. Microwave for 5 minutes. 
    • Season with oil, cinnamon, pepper, and salt. 

    Notes

    • Nutrition Facts (per serving): 110 calories; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 0g; trans fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 150mg; carbohydrates 24g; dietary fiber 4g; sugar 0g; protein 2g; vitamin d 0mcg; calcium 86mg; iron 2mg; potassium 757mg
    • Serving Size: 1/2 a Squash

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