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Acorn Squash Nutrition Dense, Delicious and Festive

Acorn Squash Nutritious Dense, Delicious and Festive makes a great Holiday side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons pepper jelly or any spicy jelly
  • 6 sage leaves
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tablespoons pomegranate arils


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Wash outside of the squash
  • Trim the stem and bottom of the squash
  • Carefully slice inch size pieces. It's easy if you cut lengthwise first and then slice each half.
  • Mix olive oil with pepper jelly.
  • Brush olive oil mixture over both sides of squash.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Turn over. Bake another 10 to 15 minutes and put the sage leaves in pan.
  • Top with pomegranate arils and serve.
  • crumble sage leaves over the squash


Serving: 140g | Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Fat: 0.1g