Baked Acorn Squash

Baked Acorn Squash recipe pinit

Acorn squash is named for its acorn-like shape and is a popular winter squash variety.

This is vegan and gluten free recipe. Dish can be prepared in 65 minutes. Recipe requires some culinary experience (medium difficulty). Number of ingredients: 6.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 45 min Rest Time 5 min Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 720
Best Season: Fall



  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  3. Place the squash halves on a baking sheet, cut side up.
  4. Drizzle olive oil and maple syrup over each squash half.
  5. Sprinkle cinnamon and salt evenly over the squash halves.
  6. Place a pat of butter on top of each squash half.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until the squash is tender and caramelized.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 180kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g4%

* The Percentage Daily Values are calculated from a 2,000 calorie diet. Your specific daily value may vary, depending on your individual calorie requirements.

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