Sweet Roasted Winter Squash

Sweet Roasted Winter Squash

Sugar, butter, and spices on roasted acorn squash.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Cover a baking pan with aluminum foil and coat with vegetable oil.
  2. Step 2

    Remove acorn squash stems, cut in half lengthwise, and clean out the seeds. Place squash cut side-down onto the prepared baking pan.
  3. Step 3

    Roast in the preheated oven until tender, 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the size of the squash
  4. Step 4

    While squash roasts, place brown sugar, butter, sea salt, cinnamon, and allspice in a small bowl. Microwave to melt the butter, about 30 seconds; stir to combine.
  5. Step 5

    Remove squash from the oven, turn over, and coat with the sugar mixture. Continue to roast for 5 minutes more.