Maple Roasted Acorn Squash


This recipe for roasted acorn squash is flavoured with maple syrup and makes a great side dish. It’s easy to make and can be served with a variety of other foods.

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F.
  2. Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds.
  3. Drizzle the maple syrup and olive oil over the squash and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the squash on a baking sheet and roast for 30-40 minutes until tender.

Description

This recipe for roasted acorn squash is flavoured with maple syrup and makes a great side dish. It’s easy to make and can be served with a variety of other foods.

Potential changes & improvements

You could try adding other spices to the squash such as cinnamon or nutmeg. You could also roast the squash with other vegetables such as carrots or sweet potatoes.

What other food it works well with

This roasted acorn squash goes well with roasted chicken or pork. It also goes well with quinoa or rice.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake when making this dish is to not cut the squash in half before roasting. This will make it difficult to remove the seeds and the squash will not cook evenly.

Nutritional Information

This roasted acorn squash recipe is high in vitamins A and C. It is also a good source of fibre.

Allergens

This recipe contains no known allergens.


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