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Honey-Roasted Acorn Squash Rings

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 squash slices)
Honey boosts the natural sweetness of acorn squash. Serve this simple side with roasted chicken or pork tenderloin.

Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squash (about 3 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 3.3 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 2.3 g
  • carbohydrate 38.4 g
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 157 mg
  • calcium 95 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.

  2. Cut 1/4 inch from stem end and bottom of each squash, and discard. Cut each squash in half crosswise. Discard the seeds and membrane. Cut each squash half crosswise into 2 (1-inch-thick) slices. Combine 2 tablespoons honey, 4 teaspoons olive oil, black pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add squash, and toss to coat. Place squash on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until tender.