7 Mouthwatering Acorn Squash Recipes ...


Now is the time for all kinds of foods to come into season, which makes acorn squash recipes something you’ll love having right now. Acorn squash is super delicious and really easy to work with so you can use it to prepare a huge amount of yummy meals. I love serving acorn squash recipes for the holidays and your guests will love them too. Here are some good ones to get you started.

1. Roasted Acorn Squash and Garlic Mash

Roasted Acorn Squash and Garlic Mash

If you’ve wanted acorn squash recipes you could serve as side dishes, this is the one for you. It has a really great garlicky taste that pairs really well with the mild flavor of the acorn squash.


2 acorn squash, cut in half and seeded

1 head of garlic, wrapped in foil

7 tablespoons butter, unsalted

1 diced leek

1 Gala apple, cored, seeded and chopped


1 teaspoon thyme leaves, chopped


Place the acorn squash, cut sides down in a baking dish with water. Roast the squash and the garlic for 1 hour at 400 degrees. Melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat and cook the leeks and apple for 6 minutes. Season with salt and set aside. Remove the flesh of the squash and put it into a bowl, then mash it until it’s smooth. Add the roasted garlic to the squash and then the other 6 tablespoons butter. Mash well. Season with salt and thyme. Top with the apple mixture and serve.

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