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*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 152mg 6%
Potassium 510mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 11.8%
Vitamin C 19.2%
Calcium 14.6%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.