Recipes and Cooking Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash 3.9 (12) Add your rating & review A hint of maple gives acorn squash even more fall flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 7, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Roast Time: 40 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 2-3 pound acorn squash, halved lengthwise and seeded ⅓ cup maple syrup 2 - 3 tablespoon butter, melted ½ teaspoon orange zest (optional) ⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg Directions 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. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine remaining ingredients. Spoon mixture into squash cavities. Roast 10 to 15 minutes more or until squash is tender. Cut squash halves in half and serve with syrup mixture. Andy Lyons Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 257 Calories 6g Fat 54g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.