Roasted Acorn Squash with Butter & Thyme
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Homemade thyme butter is the secret to this hearty, delicious side of roasted acorn squash.

Course: Side
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 555 kcal
  • 2 acorn squash about 1 ½ pounds each, quartered and seeded
  • 2 TB unsalted butter melted, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt preferably kosher or sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 TB chopped fresh thyme leaves
  1. Heat oven to 400. Line a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick foil or regular foil coated with nonstick spray. Place squash skin-side down on prepared pan. Brush with about ½ of the butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  2. Roast 30 minutes or until squash is almost tender. Remove from oven; brush with remaining butter and sprinkle with thyme. Roast 15 minutes or until tender and light golden in spots.

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