5 from 1 vote
This Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash is an easy savory side dish. It uses simple ingredients and even roasts the seeds!
Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Countryside Cravings
Ingredients
  • 1 2 pound acorn squash, washed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • OPTIONAL SEEDS:
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut the squash in half then scrape out the seeds. Reserve the seeds if you choose to roast them. Cut squash into 1/2 inch slices. Place on baking sheet and toss with olive oil.
  3. In a small bowl combine the cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over squash. Bake for 25 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.
  4. FOR THE SEEDS: Clean the seeds and dry well. Toss with olive oil and garlic powder. Spread on a small baking sheet and bake along with the squash for 7-8 minutes or until lightly browned and starting to pop. Serve with squash.
Recipe Notes

1. Add 1 tablespoon fresh chopped herbs to the squash before baking.

2. Recipe adapted from Real Simple.