Savory-Sweet Acorn Squash

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"I like acorn squash a little savory, and a tiny bit sweet! Adjust the seasonings to suit your tastes."

Original is 3 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (104.6 g)
  • Calories 48.8
  • Total Fat - 2.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.3 mg
  • Sodium - 17 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 6.3 g
  • Protein - 1.2 g
  • Calcium - 15 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400F.

Step 2

Place halved squash in a baking dish, or on a cookie sheet.

Step 3

Sprinkle coriander, salt, red pepper, and one teaspoon raw sugar over each squash cavity and up onto rim.

Step 4

Roast cut side up, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes, until fork tender.

Step 5

Remove from oven; increase oven temperature to BROIL.

Step 6

Add 1/2 teaspoon room temperature butter to each hot squash cavity.

Step 7

Spoon melted butter (and pooled sugar) carefully up onto the squash rim.

Step 8

Watching carefully, BROIL squash for 1-2 minutes until the squash begins to bubble and caramelize.

Step 9

Allow squash to cool for about 5 minutes before serving. If squash halves are large, halve again to serve four!


No special items needed.

3 Reviews

Chef shapeweaver

I made this recipe as part of mine and my SO's dinner on 11/16. and I did something I rarely do,I made this as written. :). Both of us thought that it was pretty good. Thanks for posting and, " Keep Smiling :) "


review by:
(17 Nov 2014)


What a delicious way to enjoy squash, this is a keeper recipe. I am sure this will see to many repeats!!


review by:
(28 Oct 2014)


I enjoy squash and am always on the lookout for some different recipes for it. This recipe is just different enough to be interseting and delicious. It will be made again for sure.


review by:
(24 Oct 2014)

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