Honey Ginger Glazed Acorn Squash

A delicious way to bake this vegetable. Acorn squash has a very mild flavor that honey just enhances with a light dusting of ground ginger. There is few ingredients and can be baked in 45 minutes. It is a nice complement side dish to any roast meat.

One acorn squash makes 2 large servings or 4 small servings. The recipe is for one squash but you can certainly make as many squash that is needed for serving.

Honey Ginger Glazed Acorn Squash

  • Servings: 2 servings
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1 acorn squash
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • honey
  • ground ginger

Directions:

Preheat oven 350 degrees.

Cut squash in half and scoop out seeds with spoon. Rinse off each piece and place in a baking dish on the cut side down. Add a little water in the bottom of the baking dish or pan. Cover with a lid or foil tightly.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Check to see if fork tender. Turn squash halves over and season with a little salt. To make the glaze, place a pat of butter in each center of the squash. Brush honey all over the inside of the squash generously. Sprinkle ground ginger lightly on the squash.

Return to the oven with out cover on the top rack. Bake another 15 minutes more or until completely done.

You may like these other recipes for baked acorn squash:

https://trkingmomoe.wordpress.com/2019/07/07/apple-stuffed-acorn-squash/

https://trkingmomoe.wordpress.com/2019/07/01/sausage-stuffed-acorn-squash/

6 Comments Add yours

  1. I love baked acorn squash, and often forget about it, your version looks wonderful!
    Jenna

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    1. trkingmomoe says:

      You can use maple syrup or pancake syrup also to do this. Thanks for taking time to comment.

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  2. zippyquilts says:

    Yum! I love acorn squash! I like to stuff it with sausage, too.

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    1. trkingmomoe says:

      I have three of these squash left. I was given 6 last week at the food bank. They wanted me to take more but I would not been able to use them all because they are at the end of their shelf life. I plan to stuff the next one with sausage and apples. Thanks for comment.

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