Sweet Acorn Squash
Maple syrup mixed with nuts and butter makes a sweet. Crunchy filling for squash in this fall vegetable side dish. Bake along with Lamb and Turkey Loaf for an easy oven supper.
Total Timeunder 1 hour
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together
Recipe Coursetapas/small plates
Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturenutty, savory, sweet
Type of Dishvegetable
- 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
- 4 teaspoons butter
- 4 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey
- 4 teaspoons chopped walnuts
- 4 teaspoons raisins (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place squash, cut sides up, on a baking sheet. Add 1 teaspoon each butter, syrup, walnuts, and raisins (if using) to each squash half. Bake until tender, about 1 hour.
2005 Maryanna Vollstedt