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Herb-Roasted Acorn Squash

Prep time 11 mins
Cook time 24 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)
Acorn squash is a winter squash that's ribbed and shaped like a giant acorn. It has dark green skin and orange flesh. The sweetness of the squash pairs well with savory fresh herbs.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 acorn squash (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 70
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 18.1 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 124 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • calcium 64 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. . Combine parsley and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl.

  3. . Cut squash in half lengthwise. Discard seeds and membranes. Cut each half lengthwise into 4 wedges. Place wedges, cut sides up, in a large roasting pan. Coat squash with cooking spray; top with parsley mixture. Bake at 450° for 24 minutes, turning squash after 12 minutes.

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