Simply Roasted Acorn Squash


Simply Roasted Acorn Squash


Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of the acorn squash in this simple roast and is balanced by the woodsy notes of thyme.

Serves 4


  1. 3         Small acorn squash (about 3 lb.) washed and cut into ½ wedges.
  2. 3T       Blend No. 50 (mixed with olive oil according to directions)
  3. 1T       brown sugar
  4. 2T       melted unsalted butter
  5. 4-5      sprigs of fresh thyme
  6. ¼ C     pomegranate seeds for garnish (optional)
  7. Kosher Salt, freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚ F
  2. Toss squash to evenly coat with the Blend No.50 in olive oil,  butter,  brown sugar and thyme
  3. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Roast, tossing occasionally, until just tender, 45-50 minutes until very tender
  5. Arrange squash on platter, spoon in oil in pan over squash and season with a little flaky salt and sprinkle pomegranate seeds evenly