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Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash

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Intimidated by acorn squash? Don’t be! This simple roasted acorn squash recipe is topped with Parmesan for a cheesy and delicious side dish that pairs easily with any meal! For tips on how to pick, store and prepare acorn squash, check out our Produce Tips page!

Nutrition Tip: Like a lot of yellow and orange produce, acorn squash is rich in vitamin A, a nutrient that guards against infection by keeping tissues healthy in the mouth and GI tract. It’s also a good source of another immune-booster, vitamin C.

Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash

Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash

Intimidated by acorn squash? Don’t be! This simple roasted acorn squash recipe is topped with Parmesan for a cheesy and delicious side dish that pairs easily with any meal!

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Lay acorn squash single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet. Brush with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Flip and repeat on other side. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until squash is tender.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 115Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 80mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 2g

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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