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Roasted acorn squash - Dr. Axe

Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe

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  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


My favorite way of cooking acorn squash is by roasting it. Try my super easy roasted acorn squash recipe at your next meal.


  • 1 acorn squash, sliced in half lengthwise and seeds removed


  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut yogurt, divided
  • ¾ cup granola, divided
  • 4 dates, pitted and chopped, divided
  • 2 tablespoons almond or cashew butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey or maple syrup, divided


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  2. Place the acorn squash on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, and bake for 30 minutes or until fork-tender.
  3. Place the acorn squash on two separate plates, and add toppings.
  4. Serve and enjoy!


  • You can cinnamon, nutmeg or any other flavors as toppings.
  • The nutrition varies slightly depending on which butter and which sweetener you use.
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Category: Side dishes
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: Half a squash
  • Calories: 393
  • Sugar: 38.6g
  • Sodium: 79mg
  • Fat: 33.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 98.3g
  • Fiber: 16.4g
  • Protein: 19.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg