Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven {With Garlic and Sage}

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

This Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash with Garlic and Sage is just 91 calories, and can be made quickly and easily!

In this article you’ll learn how to bake acorn squash in a healthy, simple way. Plus you’ll learn how to prepare acorn squash, and how long to cook acorn squash so it comes out perfect every time.

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

Roasting acorn squash is a wonderful way to make a winter squash bake, or enjoy acorn squash anytime of the year.

This baked acorn squash recipe is vegan and gluten-free. Plus it’s so pretty, you’ll want to make it for holiday gatherings as well as weeknight dinners.

This Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash with Garlic and Sage is just 91 calories!

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

Baking acorn squash is the best way to cook acorn squash. The slices get caramelized and a little crispy, while the center stays soft.

We top this low calorie baked acorn squash recipe garlic and sage to pack in the flavor without adding any calories.

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

And we use our favorite low calorie cooking item, Olive oil spray to help cook these acorn squash slices to perfection.

What You’ll Find in This Article:

  • Ingredients for Baked Acorn Squash (shopping list!)
  • How to Roast Acorn Squash in the Oven
  • Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Baked Acorn Squash Recipes

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Cooking acorn squash recipes can be easy, fast, and healthy. In this article you’ll learn how to cook acorn squash slices, with lots of flavor and only 91 calories.

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Ingredients for Baked Acorn Squash

This easy recipe for roasted acorn squash only requires a few ingredients. If you can, get fresh ingredients (fresh sage not dried) it makes all the difference!

Low Calorie Cooking Tip: Get Olive oil spray, you can use a fine mist of olive oil as apposed to soaking the squash in oil. This helps save 100’s of calories and lots of fat.

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

You can add nuts and cheese as well, I often top the baked acorn squash with chopped pecans and crumbled goat cheese…

Shopping List for Oven Roasted Acorn Squash Recipes:

Special Tip: You can find the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this east recipe for acorn squash you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you!

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How to Roast Acorn Squash in the Oven

It’s easy to cook acorn squash in the oven. We will show you how to roast acorn squash to perfection without adding lots of calories.

Low Calorie Cooking Tip: Use Parchment Paper when roasting acorn squash, it stops the squash from sticking to the baking sheet, which means you don’t need so much oil. This will save you calories, fat, and even time cleaning up!

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

Here we will show you how to bake and how to prepare acorn squash…

How to Prepare Acorn Squash:

  1. Wash the acorn squash well, and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Trim the top and bottom off each squash, then cut in half from top to bottom, and use a spoon to remove the inner seeds and strings.
  3. Cut the acorn squash into 1-inch thick slices.

How to Cook Acorn Squash in the Oven:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° and lime a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the acorn squash slices on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer, then sprinkle with garlic, sage, salt and pepper. Spray with olive oil.
  3. Roast the squash for 25 minutes on the first side, then flip each slice over and bake for another 15-20 minutes, until soft.

Special Tip: You can find the directions, ingredients, nutrition and more in the recipe card below. We have combined all the information in this article into a handy, sharable recipe card!

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Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

This Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven with Garlic and Sage is just 91 calories for a full cup. It’s also vegan and gluten-free, and absolutely delicious!

Cooking acorn squash has never been easier, healthier, or more delicious! We cut 100’s of calories and lots of fat using our favorite low calorie products… Parchment Paper and Olive oil spray.

Easy Recipe for Acorn Squash in the Oven

Oven Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

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This easy recipe for acorn squash is savory, delicious and just 91 calories!
We topped this oven roasted acorn squash recipe with garlic and sage, making a yummy vegan and gluten-free side dish that is healthy and easy to make.
Learn how to prepare an acorn squash, how to roast acorn squash and how to make roasted squash recipes low calorie with this wonderful recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 91 kcal

Equipment

  • Parchment paper

Ingredients
  

  • 2 acorn squash
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 5 sage leaves sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil spray

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375° and lime a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Trim the top and bottom off each squash, then cut in half from top to bottom, and use a spoon to remove the inner seeds and strings.
  • Cut the acorn squash into 1-inch thick slices.
  • Place the slices on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer, then sprinkle with garlic, sage, salt and pepper. Spray with olive oil.
  • Roast the squash for 25 minutes on the first side, then flip each slice over and bake for another 15-20 minutes, until soft.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 91kcalCarbohydrates: 23.3gProtein: 1.9gFat: 0.4gSaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 298mgPotassium: 761mgFiber: 3.3gSugar: 0gCalcium: 81mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Side Dish
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Nutrition and Calories in Baked Acorn Squash Recipes

We were able to cut 100’s of calories and lots of fat with our favorite low calorie cooking hacks: Parchment Paper and Olive oil spray.

The Parchment Paper stops the acorn squash from sticking to the baking sheet, so you need less oil.

And the Olive oil spray allows you to use such a small amount of oil, that you save 100’s of calories.

Nutrition and Calories in Baked Acorn Squash Recipes

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