How to make a squash…blossom

December 29, 2009

This delicious side is the perfect accompaniment to any winter meal — and so simple!  

Acorn squash filled with flavor, before going in the oven


Roasted Acorn Squash 

  • 1 acorn squash
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup OR brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice acorn squash in half and remove seeds.  Place each half on a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil.  Fill inside of squash with butter, raisins and syrup (split in between 2 halves), sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake for 1 hour – serve hot!