Sweetened Roast Squash

Naturally sweet squash is delicious in this simple quick side. Serve as is, scooping it out of the skin, or remove the soft flesh and give it a quick mash.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 large acorn squash
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 4 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Chop squash in fourths, and scrape out seeds. Place in a large casserole dish. Sprinkle each chunk of squash with salt, orange juice, maple syrup, and nutmeg.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes until squash is soft, basting with any extra sauce once or twice.