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Roasted Acorn Squash

Serves 6 | Download the Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe Card


  • 2 medium acorn squash, halved and seeds removed
  • 6 Tbsp butter, divided
  • 6 Tbsp brown sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg, divided
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 350º F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

Turn acorn squash upside down onto prepared baking sheet. Bake until it the squash begins to soften, approximately 30 to 45 minutes.

Remove squash from the oven and turn so the flesh is facing upwards. Divide butter and brown sugar evenly among squash. Sprinkle with a pinch of nutmeg and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Return squash to the oven and bake an additional 30 minutes. or until squash is cooked through and soft when pierced with a fork. Serve.

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