Roasted acorn squash with cinnamon, maple, and olive oil makes for a delicious and nutritious side dish that is ideal for the fall season. With just four components, this recipe is also free of gluten and dairy and is vegan.
Ingredients for Healthy Cinnamon Maple Acorn Squash
|olive oil or avocado oil||2 Tbsp|
|ground cinnamon||2 tsp|
|maple syrup||1 Tbsp|
Preparation for Healthy Cinnamon Maple Acorn Squash
- Roasted acorn squash with cinnamon, maple, and olive oil makes for a delicious and nutritious side dish that is ideal for the fall season. Just four components, plus some gla Turn the oven on to 400 degrees.
- Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper, then put it to the side.
- Cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise, and then use a spoon to scoop out the seeds.
- Place the cut side of the acorn squash half on a cutting board, and then slice the squash into quarter-inch thick pieces.
- Arrange the slices so that they are in a single layer on the baking sheets that have been prepared.
- Olive oil, maple syrup, and cinnamon should all be mixed together in a small basin. Pour the mixture on top of the slices of acorn squash and make sure that all of the slices are covered in it.
- Roast the squash slices for about 40 to 50 minutes, or until they can easily be pierced with a fork. Sprinkle the top with some more cinnamon.
- vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free all at the same time!
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I will never suggest a product unless I really like it and actually use it myself. Even though it’s so easy to make, it packs a ton of flavor. The ground cinnamon adds a touch of autumnal spice, while the maple syrup brings out the naturally sweet elements in the dish. Together, they create a taste that is just irresistible.
I would rate it 4 out of 5. If you use this recipe, please leave a remark and rate it at the bottom of this page. Definitely a must try dish.