Acorn Squash Roasted with Brown Sugar and Nutmeg
Recipe Type: Side
  • 3-4 acorn squash (or one half per person you're serving)
  • 2-3 tbsp. butter, sliced into thin pads for each half
  • 2-3 tbsp. light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. orange zest
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  1. preheat your oven to 450 degrees. cut the acorn squash in halves, and scoop out the middle seeds with a spoon. place one small pad of butter and a sprinkle of brown sugar in the center of each squash. sprinkle the nutmeg and orange zest evenly over all squash halves and give them a good drizzle of olive oil. roast for 45min-1 hour, or until the edges are golden and and the squash is fork tender.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at