Acorn Squash Recipes

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Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Acorn Squash Recipe

Every winter season, I look forward to the wide availability of Brussels sprouts and acorn squash. I prepare them many different ways, but I make it a point to never overwhelm the distinct flavors of these seasonal veggies.

This time around, I steamed the vegetables until tender, then sautéed them in a little butter until caramelized. Finally, I glazed them in balsamic-maple syrup. The children love this dish because of its intriguing flavors; the sweet, tart and savory notes with a hint of maple in the background got very positive reviews.

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Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe Recipe

Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe

11.12.10 by Jackie

Roasting vegetables brings out the flavors beautifully. It's so simple to do that you can get your children to help you out in the kitchen. I've been thinking lately about what the menu for Thanksgiving is going to be, and after a tour of the local market I settled on making roasted acorn squash.

Acorn squash is so much more flavorful than pumpkin or sweet potatoes, plus it's an easy side dish. Just scoop out the delicious, tender flesh and enjoy!

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