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How To Roast Acorn Squash

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: baked
  • Cuisine: American


Roasted Acorn Squash is easy to prepare and makes a healthy and nutritious vegetable side dish for any dinner recipe. A squash recipe for kids.


  • 1 whole acorn squash
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Carefully cut the acorn squash in half and scoop out seeds with a spoon. Slice into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Place squash slices in large bowl and toss with olive oil.  Arrange on baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bake for 20- 30 minutes or until a fork can easily pierce the middle of the slice of squash.