How to Cook Acorn Squash

Have you ever wondered how to cook acorn squash? Do you peel it? Chop it up? Well, there is a very simple way to cook this seasonal squash that not only saves time, but is also tasty. Once baked, you can also choose to stuff it with what ever your heart desires. One of our favorite fillings include quinoa with pistachios and dried cherries…YUM!


Serves: 2 or 1 Hungry Person


1 acorn squash

2 tablespoons avocado oil

1 tablespoon maple syrup

Salt and Pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Cut the acorn squash in half from stem to base.

Remove the seeds with a spoon.

In a bowl, mix the oil and maple syrup.

Either drizzle or paint on the oil and maple syrup mixture.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake for 1 hour or until fork tender.


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