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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash

A sweet, spicy and savory side dish by blogger Overtime Cook that’s the perfect complement for any meal.

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  • 2 large Acorn Squash
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Domino® Golden Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Sriracha or Hot Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
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Prep Time: 8-10 minutes / Cook Time: 45 minutes / Yields: 6 servings

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

Step 2

Wash acorn squash well. Cut in half along the length, then cut each half into half-ring slices, about 1/4 inch each. Line acorn squash slices up in a single layer on prepared baking sheets; set aside.

Step 3

In a small bowl, whisk together all remaining ingredients until smooth.

Step 4

Brush a generous layer of sauce over each of the acorn squash slices, then flip and brush the other side as well.

Step 5

Bake for about 40 minutes, until cooked through. Turn oven to broil. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes, until the tops start to caramelize and serve.

Chef's Tip
  • Sweet and Spicy Acorn Squash is best enjoyed fresh, but can be prepared a day or two ahead of time, if necessary. For best results, serve at room temperature instead of reheating.
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