Mashed Acorn Squash


"This simple acorn squash recipe uses just 7 ingredients and takes 5 minutes to prep and get into the oven. Vibrant and colorful, packed with nutrition, naturally vegan and gluten-free"

- Debra Klein


Acorn Squash Garlic Olive Oil Cumin Cinnamon Cayenne Peppers Sea Salt

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Prep The Squash

Cut through the stem all the way down so squash is cut into two equal halves. Use a grapefruit spoon to scoop out seeds.

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Make The Quinoa

Place squash halves on baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add garlic cloves to tray and roast in preheated 375 degree oven for 45 minutes

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Mix The Ingredients

When squash is cool enough to handle, use a large spoon to scoop out flesh into a large bowl. Use a potato masher to mix the garlic into the squash and mash into a uniform puree. Then add the seasoning.

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