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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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.


Nutrition Facts

81 calories; 3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 88 mg sodium. 398 mg potassium; 12 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 459 IU vitamin a; 12 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 100 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;