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Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

Per Serving

Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1/4 squash
Calories 135
Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 10 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 485 mg
Potassium 395 mg
Protein 1 g
Phosphorus 40 mg
Choices: Starch 1, Fat 1
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: 1/4 squash
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes


1 small acorn squash (about 1 lb., 5 oz.)
2 Tbsp. best-quality maple syrup
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper, or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Cut the squash in half lengthwise; remove the seeds and discard them. Cut each half crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices.
  3. Combine the maple syrup, olive oil, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Add the squash and mix well.
  4. Place the squash in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet and roast for about 30 minutes, turning occasionally, until the squash is soft and tender.

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