Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash


A hint of maple gives acorn squash even more fall flavor.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Roast Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 2 2-3 pound acorn squash, halved lengthwise and seeded

  • cup maple syrup

  • 2 - 3 tablespoon butter, melted

  • ½ teaspoon orange zest (optional)

  • teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place squash halves, cut sides down, in a 2-qt. rectangular baking dish. Roast 30 minutes. Turn squash halves cut sides up.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine remaining ingredients. Spoon mixture into squash cavities. Roast 10 to 15 minutes more or until squash is tender.

  3. Cut squash halves in half and serve with syrup mixture.

    Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

257 Calories
6g Fat
54g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 257
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 32.2mg 161%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 2.4mg 13%
Potassium 1254mg 27%
Folate, total 50mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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