Maple-Walnut Acorn Squash


2 acorn squash, quartered, seeds removed
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Kosher or sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons maple syrup
3 tablespoons chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 400°F. Place squash, skin side down, on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Drizzle with oil; season with salt and pepper to taste. Roast until tender, about 30 minutes.

In a small saucepan, melt butter and maple syrup. Turn oven to broil. Brush squashes with butter mixture and place a few walnuts on top. Place under broiler until deeply browned, about 2 minutes.


8 servings

Preparation Time

30 Minutes

Total Time

1 Hour

Leave a Comment