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roasted acorn squash cut into half-moon slices, set on a white plate and seasoned with oil and herbs.

Roasted Acorn Squash

Katerina | Diethood
This easy Roasted Acorn Squash recipe is a flavorful, colorful, and nutritious side that goes with everything!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins



  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Cut the acorn squash in half, lengthwise, and take out the seeds.
  • Slice each acorn squash half into ½-inch thick slices.
  • Transfer the squash slices to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Melt the butter.
  • Add the oregano, thyme, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper to the butter, and stir well to combine.
  • Brush the squash slices with the butter mixture.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the squash is tender and cooked through.
  • Remove from oven. Taste for salt and pepper; adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.


Calories: 169 kcal | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 23 mg | Sodium: 82 mg | Potassium: 801 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 1165 IU | Vitamin C: 25 mg | Calcium: 84 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 20 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: acorn squash how to cook, christmas side dishes, winter squash recipes