Clementine Pecan Acorn Squash

Fresh and festive! We love the zesty citrus notes of this sensational side dish.

Serves: 5Prep: 15 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 5


  • 4 clementines, zested and halved
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 acorn squash, seeded and cut into ½” slices
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place the zest from 2 clementines in a bowl. Juice the clementines with a citrus juicer into the bowl and add the butter, honey, cinnamon and salt.
  • Place the acorn squash slices in a baking sheet and drizzle with clementine juice. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Bake 15 minutes, then flip slices and continue baking 15-20 minutes, until easily pierced with a fork. Serve with remaining clementine zest, if desired, and refrigerate leftovers.