A perfect fall side dish for those chilly nights. The farmer's market has many varieties of squash this time of year. Roasting it with a little butter, cinnamon and brown sugar is the easiest way to prepare it.
Yield: 2 servings

Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

Total Time: 1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
A perfect fall side dish for those chilly nights. The farmer's market has many varieties of squash this time of year. Roasting it with a little butter, cinnamon and brown sugar is the easiest way to prepare it.

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash (cut in half, seeds and fibers removed)
  • 1 tbsp whipped butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (to taste)
  • dash of ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Rub 1/2 tbsp light butter on each side. Top with brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • Place in a baking dish and add 1/4 cup water to the bottom of the pan.
  • Cover and bake 50 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/2 squash, Calories: 142.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 34.5g, Protein: 1.5g, Fat: 2.5g, Sodium: 52.5mg, Fiber: 3.5g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 4