Baked Acorn Squash

Categories: Side Dishes, Vegetable Side Dishes


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 10 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 100 calories, 5 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, and 1 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 2 Acorn squash, halved de-seeded
  • ½ t Black pepper
  • 3 T Olive oil
  • ½ t Cinnamon
  • 6 T Brown sugar


  1. WASH hands with soap and water.
  2. PREHEAT oven to 350 F.
  3. PLACE a squash in a shallow baking pan, cut side down.
  4. BAKE in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until tender.
  5. TURN cut side up.
  6. SEASON with pepper, DRIZZLE with olive oil and SPRINKLE with brown sugar and cinnamon.


  1. PLACE squash in a shallow glass baking dish, cut side down.
  2. PIERCE with a knife and COOK uncovered for 4 minutes.
  3. SPRINKLE with seasonings and oil and BAKE 4 more minutes.

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