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By HeatherS

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (39 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 60

  • 1 acorn squash
  • Olive oil to coat fries
  • Seasoning of choice

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A great tasting healthier way to enjoy fries, these Baked Acorn Squash Fries are baked to a golden crisp and delici

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All your favorite veggies combined together!

  • 2 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups cabbage (core removed before slicing)
  • 1 cup 1/4-inch-sliced sweet onion
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced in 1/4-inch julienne
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced in 1/4-inch julienne
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms, cleaned and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 ounces crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley, for garnish, optional
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

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This Stuffed Acorn Squash is quite flavorful and surprisingly filling

  • 3 acorn squash
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 zucchini, diced
  • 1 can chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
4.5/5 (8 Votes)

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The results are something tender and soft with a salty crunch from crisped up parmesan cheese

  • 1 acorn squash, washed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan (I use a Parmesan and Pecorino romano blend)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons powdered garlic
  • Freshly-ground pepper
4.5/5 (6 Votes)

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Pureed acorn squash, a little butter with half and half, yes - just a little is what gives this soup its great flav

  • 2 acorn squash (about 3-pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • Coarse salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth (I used 4 chicken bouillon cubes instead) plus 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup half and half
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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Cumin and chili powder season a filling of turkey sausage, tomatoes, black beans and Swiss cheese for creamy acorn ...

  • 3 acorn squash (3/4 to 1-pound each)
  • 5 ounces bulk turkey sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper,chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed (see Tip)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Several dashes hot red pepper sauce, to taste
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
4.5/5 (93 Votes)

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Acorn squash stuffed with pork sausage, mushrooms, eggs, onions and Romano cheese

  • 4 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 pound pork sausage with sage
  • 3/4 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 4 ounces portabello mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 apples, cored and chopped (Macintosh, Macoun)
  • 1 cup garlic and herb breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup Romano cheese, shredded
4.6/5 (43 Votes)

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We leave the pretty fluted edging of peel to add to this dish’s striking appearance

  • 1 large (about 4-inch) acorn squash
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
5/5 (4 Votes)

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Cut your squash in half and take out the seeds

  • 3 acorn squash, medium sized
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 large sweet onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
5/5 (4 Votes)

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Make and share this sweet, buttery candied acorn squash recipe, everyone will be so happy you did

  • 2 acorn squashes, cut in half and seeded
  • Olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup dark or light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon each, freshly grated nutmeg and cinnamon
  • Splash dark rum, optional
5/5 (3 Votes)

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A winter favorite that makes hiding vegetables easy! This is a bit like pumpkin bread, and you could substitute any...

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup white flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup winter squash, pureed
  • 1/3 cup water
5/5 (3 Votes)

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I like orange- and white-skinned acorn squash for its slightly moister flesh and thinner skin, but the dark green k...

  • ROASTED SQUASH:
  • 1 acorn squash (about 1 1/4-pound)
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Seasonings from the variations below
  • MAPLE SQUASH SEASONING:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons pecans, chopped (optional; add during last 10 minutes of cooking) or 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • BROWN SUGAR SQUASH SEASONING:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • APPLE CIDER SQUASH SEASONING:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider mixed with 1 tablespoon honey and a pinch of ground cinnamon
  • ORANGE CURRY SQUASH SEASONING:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice mixed with 1 tablespoon honey, 1 teaspoon minced fresh-ginger, and a big pinch of curry powder
  • PARMESAN THYME SQUASH SEASONING:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan, freshly grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
4.6/5 (38 Votes)

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Perfectly seasoned acorn squash stuffed with portobello mushrooms and brown rice will have your taste buds singing!

  • 1 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons extra‐virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove organic garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced Portobello mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice stuffing
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F

  • 2 acorn squash
  • Salt
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
5/5 (2 Votes)

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This recipe is so easy, so fast, and so good! The sweetness of the acorn squash blends well with lots of garlic and...

  • 1 acorn squash, cut into 2 inch cubes (no need to peel!)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt to taste
5/5 (2 Votes)

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