Roasted Acorn Squash with Parmesan


Incredibly easy and so delicious! I created this roasted acorn squash recipe by accident one night as a side dish but love it so much I eat it as a main meal!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
2 servings


  • 1 acorn squash

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, or more to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Peel, seed, and chop squash into medium-small pieces. Place chopped squash into a baking dish and pour in olive oil; toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss again.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven until squash is lightly browned, about 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle on Parmesan cheese. Continue to roast until cheese begins to melt, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

241 Calories
15g Fat
26g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 241
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 28mg 138%
Calcium 138mg 11%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 874mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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