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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! 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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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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