Prep Time
10 Mins
Bake Time
52 Mins
Makes 8 servings

A touch of brown sugar and nutmeg brings out the natural sweetness in the squash and makes it a perfect accompaniment to any main dish.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cut each acorn squash into quarters lengthwise; remove and discard seeds and membranes. Sprinkle squash evenly with salt and pepper. Place, cut sides down, on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

Step 2

Bake at 400° for 45 minutes or until squash is tender.

Step 3

Combine butter, brown sugar, and nutmeg. Turn squash, cut sides up, on baking sheet; sprinkle evenly with butter mixture. Bake 5 to 7 more minutes or until brown.

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