Balance out the heat of the freshly-ground black peppercorns with a healthy amount of salty shaved Parmesan cheese. This flavorful vegetable side dish requires nearly zero hands-on time!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a shallow baking pan with foil. Using a mortar and pestle, mash black peppercorns and olive oil to form a thick paste; rub onto acorn squash wedges in prepared pan. Roast 55 minutes or until tender, turning once. Top with cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

81 calories; fat 3g; cholesterol 4mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 12g; mono fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 3g; vitamin a 459.4IU; vitamin c 12.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 19.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 88mg; potassium 398mg; calcium 100mg; iron 0.8mg.
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