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.
- 2 acorn squash
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- 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.
- Bake 20-25 minutes, or until squash is tender.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 115Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 80mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 2g