Baked Acorn Squash Rings - Capital Area Food Bank
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Baked Acorn Squash Rings

By cafb January 26, 2019

127 calories | 18g carbs | 7g fat (1g sat fat) | 1g protein | 296mg sodium | 2g fiber | 6g sugar (0 added sugar) per serving

Serves 4 for $3.15

This heart-healthy, vegetarian recipe can be made for under $4.00.


  • 1 acorn squash cut into 1⁄2-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400o F.
  2. Cut center pulpy portion of acorn squash from each slice, removing pulp and seeds.
  3. Arrange acorn squash slices on rimmed sheet pan.
  4. Drizzle olive oil and sweetener over acorn squash slices. Sprinkle with brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  5. Roast until fork-tender and fragrant, about 25 minutes. Remove from oven and serve warm.

Reduce Food Waste

Wash the seeds removed from the squash and toast in the oven for 20 minutes or until the liquid cooks off and they are crunchy. Toss with a little salt and your favorite spices for a healthy snack.

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