oven roasted acorn squash

Chili Cheese Oven Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe

This Chili Cheese Oven Roasted Acorn Squash recipe is the perfect side dish, or used as a salad topped with pesto, balsamic dressing, goat cheese, pumpkin seeds and cranberries.

Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Healthy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 176 kcal



  1. Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
  2. Toss acorn squash with all the ingredients.
  3. Lay out flat on parchment lined baking sheet, making sure they aren’t touching and not overcrowded on pan.
  4. Bake 30-40 minutes until cheese is crispy.

To Make Into Pesto Salad

  1. Toss some greens in pesto and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. Top with a couple pieces of acorn squash, goat cheese, pumpkin seeds, and cranberries or pomegranate seeds.

Recipe Notes

*for vegan option add 1/4 cup nutritional yeast and 1 Tbsp lemon

Nutrition Facts
Chili Cheese Oven Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 152mg6%
Potassium 510mg15%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 590IU12%
Vitamin C 15.8mg19%
Calcium 146mg15%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.