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Maple Citrus Glazed Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted until perfectly tender and then glazed with a tangy maple citrus glaze, this roasted acorn squash is an insanely-easy holiday side that's pretty to look at and even better tasting!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 119kcal


  • 2 small acorn squash peeled, halved, and sliced into 1/4-in thick rings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted


  • Toss squash rings with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Arrange in a single layer on a greased baking sheet. Roast acorn squash at 400F 20-25 minutes until squash is tender.
  • Make the glaze: In a small saucepan, bring maple syrup, orange juice, zest, and spices to a simmer over medium heat until glaze is reduced and slightly thickened.
  • Remove glaze from heat and immediately drizzle over roasted squash. Sprinkle squash with toasted almonds and serve warm. Enjoy!


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.2g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 5.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.5g | Sodium: 4mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 6g