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Garlic Butter Acorn Squash

Rated as 4.34 out of 5 Stars

"This is a savory version of the classic fall flavor of acorn squash!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 206 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place each squash half in the baking dish, cut side down.
  3. Bake squash in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Flip squash over and place 1 tablespoon butter and 1 teaspoon garlic into each squash. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake squash, cut-side up until tender, about 20 more minutes. Cool for about 5 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 206 calories; 11.8 g fat; 27 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 90 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This savory approach with squash is how I prefer it - I don't care for sugar, molasses, maple syrup, honey, or anything sweet. But while the recipe itself appealed to me, I found the baking time...

Most helpful critical review

These were tasty although too much butter for my taste. If made again I'll reduce the butter to maybe 2 tsp. per half squash.

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This savory approach with squash is how I prefer it - I don't care for sugar, molasses, maple syrup, honey, or anything sweet. But while the recipe itself appealed to me, I found the baking time...

I baked this at 350* since I had other dishes baking at the same time. I did cut the bottoms so they would stand flat. This was delicious and a wonderfully savory change from the sweet syrupy st...

It was nice to have a savory version of this squash. I had leftovers and added rosemary to it... when I make this again, I will definitely season with rosemary and thyme too, in addition to the ...

This was simply wonderful! I zeroed in on this acorn squash recipe because it wasn't the sweet kind. I definitely like savory over sweet as other reviewers have mentioned. I have an awesome Garl...

Rating this recipe with 5 stars. Cooking time was appropriate. Using common sense ~ you will need to cook longer for a larger squash. If unsure, poke with a fork to test the softness. The only ...

This is the best way to enjoy the flavor of this squash. The squash is sweet enough by itself without adding some type of sugar that other recipes call for.

This was so very tasty and the same reheated. We will definitely have this again. I did reduce the butter to save fat calories and use more garlic because we love garlic. Inspired to experim...

This is SO yummy and easy! I've grown up eating acorn squash with brown sugar and butter in it...and don't get me wrong, it's still one of my favorites but I didn't want to introduce it to my so...

These were tasty although too much butter for my taste. If made again I'll reduce the butter to maybe 2 tsp. per half squash.