Roasted acorn squash with caramelized walnuts

Roasted acorn squash with caramelized walnuts

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Agus Eka

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
60
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
acorn squashes
125 g walnuts
1 tbsp orange juice
3 tbsp butter
65 g brown sugar
2 tbsp ground cinnamon
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • saucepan
  • cooking spoon

Nutrition per serving

Cal
874
Protein
17g
Fat
61g
Carb
61g

Step 1/2

  • 2 acorn squashes
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet

Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Halve both acorn squash. Scoop out seeds from center using a spoon. Score with a crisscross pattern. Brush with orange juice to moisten, place on a baking sheet, and transfer to the oven to bake for approx. 30 min.

Step 2/2

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 65 brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 125 walnuts
  • saucepan
  • cooking spoon

In a small saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir over medium low heat until walnuts are coated in the caramelized brown sugar. Pour the caramelized walnuts into the acorn cavities and place back into oven to bake for a further 30 min. until golden brown, at this point they will smell amazing. Remove from oven, let cool and enjoy the deliciously sweet acorn squash!